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Raise the Family Food IQ

Contest Photo by: chadgraue22
Chatham, IL
Category: New Foods

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We believe that involving kids in making the shopping list, selecting and weighing produce at the time of purchase, and then cleaning and preparing fresh fruits and veggies gives kids a feeling of involvement and ownership that dramatically increases their "buy in" in adding nutrient-dense foods to their diet. It also provides an opportunity for them to learn and understand what they are eating, which reinforces their decision to eat healthy more often. They've even started educating friends!!!!
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