Burgers and chicken fingers are ruining the children of the world

As children, many of us were forced to at least try eating vegetables and dishes that better-fit adult palettes. Evolutionarily, children not wanting to eat new food stems from a survival instinct. Back then, parents would model good eating behavior for the region and their offspring would eventually begin to trust and eat the foods their parents ate.

Then came the kid’s menu. In a post asking for a kid’s menu filled with children sized-portions of adult dishes rather than bland food, Adam McDowell reminds us that a lifetime of eating bland food for picky eaters will lead to picky adults: and that’s harmful to everyone.

Click to savor at: The National Post

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