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Pleasure is good: How French children are taught to eat well

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that restricting the pleasures of tasty foods will lead to greater fitness and a finer physique. But if these rewards are so valuable, why is it so hard for us to stick to our resolution? Maybe the problem is that when we try to lose weight, we also lose the pleasure of eating.

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The causes of long-term picky eating remain poorly understood.

When picky eaters grow up

'It's a really scary thing to overcome. People aren't choosing to dislike food - there's a lot of shame involved. There's not a lot of empathy for picky eaters.'

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