Survey: Kids Prefer Homework to Eating Their Vegetables

Green Giant, in a survey, has found that children are falling far short of eating the recommended minimum five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day. That particular discovery may not be a surprise, but more surprising is the immensity of the challenge parents face trying to get their kids to eat vegetables. In fact, the study shows parents find it easier to persuade their children

MINNEAPOLIS — Green Giant, in a survey, has found that children are falling far short of eating the recommended minimum five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day.

That particular discovery may not be a surprise, but more surprising is the immensity of the challenge parents face trying to get their kids to eat vegetables.

In fact, the study shows parents find it easier to persuade their children to do their homework than to get them to finish their vegetables.

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