Archive for August, 2010

Aug 30 2010

Kids like small sized snacks best

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An Australian study wanted to discover what influences children’s liking of snack products.  They divided over 200 children into two groups. One group was fed the same snack every day for 3 weeks, the second group was allowed free choice amongst 3 different flavors of the snack each day. What they found was that the [...]

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Aug 23 2010

Vegetables may help memory more than fruit

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Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago followed over 3,000 men and women for six years to examine the effect fruit and vegetables can have on memory. They conducted a base line study on memory and recall and repeated tests at three years and six years. In addition they had each participant complete a [...]

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Aug 04 2010

Guess What Is Inside

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Now is the time to find your local farmers market and try something new. Encourage your child’s curiosity and interest in food by playing the Guess What’s Inside game. Select any fruit or vegetable, preferably one that is unfamiliar to you child. Ask: Can you guess what is inside? What color will it be? Will [...]

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