Here are four ways to get your kids to eat healthier . . .

1. Let them serve themselves at dinner, even when they're young. It helps them learn portion control better than if the parent decides how much they get.

2. Put away the iPads, phones etc while you eat. A recent study found distracted eating makes you consume about 10% more calories.

3. Use smaller plates and bowls. One study found adults eat 16% more when they use big bowls instead of smaller ones. And kids eat up to 52% more.

4. Don't reward them with unhealthy food, like promising to get fast food if they're good. It just reinforces the idea that eating fast food is a positive thing.

Read more at Eat This.

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