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I Can't Seem to Let My Kids' Leftovers Go to Waste
Too many of us are still struggling with the "clean your plate" mentality. We were raised to believe that wasting food is a crime. But eating food you don't need and barely want is an even bigger problem than throwing it away—U.S. obesity rates are a testament to that. Luckily for you, there's an easy way around this problem, and doing the right thing will not only help you but also teach your children healthy eating habits. Give your kids smaller portions, and let them ask for more if they want it. That way, there won't be anything left on their plate for you to finish.