Smile your way to a vegetable-loving child

Maybe you've tried giving them names. Or perhaps you've made noises of gastronomic delight. But still your young child refuses to eat their greens.

Maybe it's because of that slight, but all too visible, sneer on your face. After all, you're not wild about veggies either. Well, it's time for you to become a better actor.

A new study discussed on our Research Digest suggests that young children are particularly sensitive to the emotional expressions of other eaters and that these emotions are likely to affect their eating habits.