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Gripshover & Markman, 2013: Teaching the importance of different nutrients in different foods increased vegetable intake among preschool-aged children

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Gripshover, S. J., & Markman, E. M. (2013). Teaching young children a theory of nutrition: Conceptual change and the potential for increased vegetable consumption. Psychological Science, 24(8), 1541-1553.
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Teaching preschool-aged children a theory of nutrition—that variety is important because different foods contain different nutrients, that nutrients are there even if you can’t see them, and that foods within a category share similar nutrients—led children to take more vegetables at snack time.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018