Dips help kids take in more vegetables

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In a recent Temple University study, 70 percent of preschoolers tested were “bitter-sensitive,” meaning foods like broccoli tasted particularly unpleasant to them. When offered a dip, those kids ate 80 percent more vegetables. “Try lower-fat versions of kid-friendly dressings,” said lead author Jennifer O. Fisher, a researcher at Temple’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.