Most of our Food Week coverage presumes that you want to eat in the first place. That’s a reasonable assumption for most Lifehacker readers, but something that’s rather less likely with toddlers. Is there any way to get a grumpy child to favour vegetables over junk food?
Our sibling publication Babble tackles this question with a bunch of suggestions on how to get kids more interested in healthy options, ranging from the tried and true () to the less obvious (). However, it also makes the point that you can become unhealthily obsessed with the issue:
Your kid will be fine. We know adults who have lived on this diet (substituting beer for broccoli) for upwards of 40 years. Do they look fabulous? No. Are they super healthy? No. Are they alive? Yep…last time we checked.
Got your own tactics for ditching KFC in favour of kale? Share them in the comments.
Fussy Eaters: The Junk Food Rut [Babble]