Getting Kids Involved In Cooking Can Lead To Healthier Eating

October 8, 2013 9:00 AM
Getting Kids Involved In Cooking Can Lead To Healthier Eating
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" BOSTON (CBS) – Whipping up a quick tomato soup or black bean hummus is a breeze for long-time Watertown cook Sally Sampson.

But she says it can be just as easy for kids.

“You don’t have to make a super-duper amazing lunch. Involve the children, let them make their own choices,” says Sampson, the founder of Chop Chop magazine.

The magazine is on a mission to improve kids’ health.

“What we find is that kids who cook and kids who have choices around cooking and eating have wider palettes. And wider palettes result in better eating in general,” she says "

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