Getting Children to Like Vegetables

All the answers to questions about vegetables and children

In today’s unprecedented context of abundant food choices, the questions of children’s emerging tastes and the development of a dietary repertoire are more relevant of ever. While it is generally acknowledged that eating varied foods is a factor in promoting health, the optimal conditions for implementing such a varied diet still remain undetermined.

Yet, more than adults, young children are particularly selective and reticent when it comes to consuming some foods, including vegetables. But there is nothing too awful about this natural tendency! Covering subjects from developing tastes to dietary behaviors, there are numerous tips for getting them to like vegetables. A few good habits help remove most obstacles.

The Louis Bonduelle Foundations offers tips likely to get them to open their mouths for a plateful of vegetables in its file, “How to Get Children to Like Vegetables”.