Welcome to the team and to a new healthier way of life. In my opinion, vegetable eaters are created. Babies don't have to be taught to like sugar but they can be taught to enjoy the natural sweetness of many veggies. I created my veggie eater (28 year old son) when he was a baby by introducing him to all of the veggies and fruits that our pediatrician recommended. The only things he didn't like were beets and spinach. As a child he went through a picky phase where he didn't think he like things like cooked cabbage, sauerkraut, turnips, beets, etc. but at some point he watched his dad and me eat them and started to become curious. I noticed that he watched me cook things he thought he didn't like. At one point he asked me about turnips and using a little reverse psychology I told him that they were mainly for mature adults, like some video games, and he probably wouldn't like them.Forbidden fruit. LOL. He told me he would like to try them and he did and liked them. When his dad got home he told his dad that he would have to share the turnips from now on as he was having his share too. He actually is less picky than I am.I am still trying new veggies and have liked all of them but one. So you are never too old to learn to like veggies. A lot of it is how they are fixed so start hitting your friends and family up for their killer veggies recipes. Personally, I like them roasted with a little olive oil, butter, and herbs.
-American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it. - Dave Barry
-My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four; unless there are three other people. - Orson Welles
-The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small. - Woody Allen
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