“X-ray Vision Carrots?” “Dinosaur Trees?” Give a vegetable a fun name and kids will eat more. Brian Wansink, a Cornell University professor and author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think, knows that for a fact. In a recent study, Wansink and fellow researchers found that preschoolers ate twice as many carrots when the veggie was given the playful moniker. Accordion Potatoes, anyone?
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