Ideas to beat lunchbox-envy

Children are bottomless pits when it comes to food, and their natural curiosity means they invariably want to eat not what's on their own plates, but what's on someone else's.

3rd December, 2005

Children are bottomless pits when it comes to food, and their natural curiosity means they invariably want to eat not what's on their own plates, but what's on someone else's. Peer pressure also plays a factor in children's eating habits, and this extends to what's in their lunchbox.

Unfortunately, lunchbox-envy is invariably unhealthy for your child, as sweets, crisps and over-processed foods replace the fruit and cheese extras of times past.

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