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Jeremy HT on ‘motivating children to eat properly’

In Food & Cooking on January 23, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Let me be provocative here, and even introduce a note of levity into a topic which sometimes gets what I believe is over-attention.

On the subject of motivating children to eat properly, I was astonished to read a recent article in the Daily Telegraph which concludes from some research that “Ideally, parents should place seven different items in six different colours on their children’s plates and whenever possible food should be arranged to form a picture.” Frankly, I found this absurd. Read the rest of this entry »