Offering Children a Variety of Vegetables Increases Acceptance (audio) Elsevier Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Although food preferences are largely learned, dislike is the main reason parents stop offering or serving their children foods like vegetables. Lead author Astrid A.M. Poelman, PhD, CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Sensory, Flavour and Consumer Science, highlights a new study that demonstrated that repeatedly offering a variety of vegetables increased acceptance and consumption by children. 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.