Study Says Cleaning Your Plate Is Bad For Kids

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by Caryn Little

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Forcing kids to clean their plate could affect their weight.  A new study found nearly two-thirds of parents still encourage their kids to eat every bit of food. 

Researchers at the University of Minnesota say it sets kids up to overeat and gain weight.  The study also found dads are more likely to pressure kids to eat than moms. 

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