Here’s an easy way to get people to eat more vegetables … give them a fancy name. A Stanford University study found that students at the university cafeteria were more likely to put veggies on their plates when the vegetables were given more enticing names like "rich, buttery roasted sweet corn," "dynamite chili and tangy lime-seasoned beets" and "twisted citrus-glazed carrots.”
This is great! I know how hard it can be for parents to encourage a healthy diet for their little kids. This is simple, fun, and promotes healthy meals for dinner!
And speaking of dinner, check this out:
Do you spend more time with Facebook than your friends … even when you’re together? Ignoring your real-life friends right in front of you because you're busy with your social media friends has become such a problem – and common practice – that there is now a name for it. Psychological researchers from the University of Kent have dubbed this "phubbing" (aka phone snubbing) – the practice of focusing on your phone instead of on the friends sitting around the table with you.