1. It takes 8 - 10 tries for an older child to accept a new food. (I'm assuming that that number is for typically developing children.)
2. A study found that babies are more inclined to eat veggies (green bean, for example) if the green beans are followed by a treat such as peaches. This is just proof of what every mother knows works.
3. Raisins are good for the teeth ... BUT ... they can be made into a yeast starter (and so feed yeast and yeast infections!). I continue to find sugar(s), fructose and glucose a mystery. Not to mention honey!