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I know some vegetables have more nutrients than others. So, if I’m trying to get the most out each spoonful for my children, which vegetables should I serve?

You can't go wrong serving vegetables to children at a young age to help them develop a taste for them. Try serving carrots, a great source of beta carotene (carrot sticks make a great snack). Tomato and tomato sauces are another good idea. Of course, broccoli and cauliflower are great, too.

Often children will eat these raw with a low-fat salad dressing. You also can incorporate vegetables into meals (carrots in meatloaf comes to mind) for those young ones who may not be as receptive to eating their veggies.

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