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Friday, April 12, 2019

preschooler food portions

Preschoolers may not be as good at resisting large portions of everyday foods as was previously thought, according to Penn State researchers. They found that when served larger portions of typical meals or snacks, the children consumed more food, both by weight and calories."...it's a good idea to look at the proportions of different foods you're serving, with fruits and vegetables filling up half the plate and with smaller portions of more calorie-dense foods." Ultimately, bigger portions served to preschoolers increases the risk of setting the behavior of  over eating. medical xpress
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