VIDEO: Can you trick children into eating vegetables? Apparently, you can

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By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
Published: April 10, 2018 7:07:18 pm


Eating vegetables is boring no more. (Source: TED/Facebook)

Ask any parent and they will tell you how difficult it is to get their children to eat vegetables. However, when it comes to chocolates, they have to make little or absolutely no effort at all. Ever wondered why? Well, that is because the brain prefers sweets. Before all the parents out there lose hope, there is some good news. A new technology known as optogenetics might help trick the taste buds and your child might just eat vegetables willingly.

In case you have your doubts, you can watch this video where an experiment was conducted on a fruit fly – their taste buds are similar to ours. A flypad – an iPad for fly – was used to conduct the experiment. Then, each fruit fly was put in each one…

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