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From: CNN

This plate design gets young kids to eat more veggies, study finds

Segmented plates with pictures of recommended foods in each compartment led preschoolers to eat more vegetables, according to a research letter published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

These lunch trays have shown similar results in elementary school kids, but not in younger children. The researchers say that this could be a tool to nudge children toward healthy habits early in life.
“It’s a really important time period in children’s lives to experience fruits and vegetables,” said report author Emily Melnick, a doctoral candidate in health and behavioral sciences at the University of Colorado Denver.

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