Hyperactive

Hyperactive

Popeye cartoon, tasting parties and involving kids while cooking
food helps parents increase eating habits of their children.

The researchers recorded the kinds and amounts of fruit and vegetables
eaten by the children before and after the program.

“We got the children planting vegetable seeds, taking part in fruit and vegetable tasting parties, cooking vegetable soup, and watching Popeye cartoons. We also sent letters to parents with tips on encouraging their kids to eat fruit and vegetables, and teachers sat with children at lunch to role model healthy eating,” said lead researcher Professor Chutima Sirikulchayanonta.

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