Should you force your kid to clean off their plate?

Parents we've all denied certain foods to our children or pressuring them to eat every bite of a meal.

But researchers at the University of Minnesota find parents who restricted foods were more likely to have overweight or obese children.

And while those who pressured kids to eat all of their meals mostly had children of normal weight, it had a negative impact on the way those kids ate as they grew up.

Researchers recommend eating regular family meals, having nutritious snacks at home and for parents to model healthy eating by eating a well-balanced diet.

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