Study: Serving food in larger bowls may encourage children to eat more

11/21/2013 | Science World Report

Regardless of age, gender or body mass index, preschoolers who were served with cereal in a larger bowl were 87% more likely to request for more food than those given smaller bowls, Cornell University researchers found. In another study, children who used large bowls asked 69% more cereal and milk and consumed 52% more food. Both studies will be published in the Journal of Pediatrics.

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