Teaching Children to Eat Healthy: Repetition Is the Key (audio) Elsevier Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Jane Lanigan, PhD, discusses a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior that shows that child-centered nutrition phrases encourage healthy eating, especially when introducing new foods. They found that repeated opportunities for children to become familiar with the food without pressure helped them understand the benefits of healthy eating and increased consumption. Credit Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.