Influence Your Child’s Palate Before Birth

ABC News:

Want to instill in your child a love of vegetables? Start early. Very early.

New research by the Monell Chemical Senses Center finds mothers can influence a baby’s palate and food memories before it is born. The study finds that what a woman eats during her pregnancy shapes the baby’s food preferences later in life.

In the womb, the baby is surrounded and nourished on the amniotic fluid, which is filled with the flavors of what the mom has eaten.

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