The more time a child is allowed to sit at the lunch table, the more likely they are to eat healthier foods like fruits and vegetables. Researchers say extending eating times at school could help promote healthier diet choices in children.
Snacking on unhealthy foods late at night was associated with problematic physical symptoms, including headaches and stomach aches the next morning. Additionally, snacking on junk foods before bed was associated with negative moods the next day. The changes in both physical and mental symptoms were, in turn, associated with decreased performance at work.
Children aged between 10-12 were almost three times as likely to make healthier eating decisions after watching cooking shows that featured healthy foods.
Researchers report consuming a savory broth can produce subtle neurobiological changes that promotes healthy eating behaviors and food choices.
Researchers report sensory based food education encourages healthier eating choices in kindergarten aged children.