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You can Force a Child to Take a Vegetable But...

U.S. Department of Agriculture started requiring that children select a fruit & vegetable as part of the reimbursable school meal, consumption is down. They select it & then throw it away.

See 'Impact of the National School Lunch Program on Fruit and Vegetable Selection in Northeastern Elementary Schoolchildren, 2012–2013,' Public Health Reports / September–October 2015

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