Counseling for New Moms Can Sway Kids' Eating Habits

Nutritional counseling for a new mothers an reduce her child’s risk of obesity.

Researchers looked at close to 350 low-income mother-child pairs who were randomly assigned to either an intervention or control group. The mothers in the intervention group received 10 in-home nutritional counseling sessions.

According to MSN:

“The children were assessed when they were 6 months, 12 to 16 months, and 3 to 4 years old ... However, those in the intervention group ate more fruits and vegetables and had a more varied diet.”

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