Children Eat What They Enjoy, and Enjoy What They Know….
Humans are omnivores – they’ll eat anything that looks nutritious, and therein lies a problem: they can also poison themselves in many different ways. So evolution came up with a solution. Make the young generally ‘neo-phobic’ (fear of new things’) that is, wary of unfamiliar foods. Another great strategy is to get them to copy their mother and only eat what she eats, as it’s should always be safe.
So we copy our Mum.
When we’re in the womb we swallow the amniotic fluid and learn the tastes of the foods that […]