I’ve been a fan on Jamie Oliver’s for years. As a cook and nutritional advice-giver to athletes all over the world, what he’s saying speaks absolute truth to me: food can be healthy and taste good; and, we need to ask a few simple questions before we eat. The first question being: “what’s in it?”
Oliver’s show takes this one step further to address the eating habits of kids. The difficult concept for many people to grasp here is that kids eating habits are shaped by their parents and other adults who are tasked with feeding them. Anyone that says that kids only want to eat pizza and chicken nuggets needs not look much further than the person feeding them to figure out why that is. Food provides both nutrition and a source of comfort for kids and they develop a taste for the foods that are set in front of them at a young age.
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