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Smileys make children eat more healthy food

Smileys make children eat more healthy food
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Labelling healthy foods with smiley faces and offering small prizes for buying nutritious items can make kids purchase more of such foods and eat them too, suggests a new research. \"It looks like we found a very promising, low-cost and effective way of improving the nutrition of elementary school children,\" said study author Robert Siegel from the Cincinnati Children\'s Hospital Medical Centre.

New York: Labelling healthy foods with smiley faces and offering small prizes for buying nutritious items can make kids purchase more of such foods and eat them too, suggests a new research. "It looks like we found a very promising, low-cost and effective way of improving the nutrition of elementary school children," said study author Robert Siegel from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre. "This type of programme may be a useful component in schools trying to improve the nutrition and health of their students," Siegel pointed out.

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