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The Dark Knight Un-Super Sizes

The Dark Knight Un-Super Sizes

Having trouble getting your kids to eat healthy? Having some trouble eating healthy yourself? Well, Batman to the rescue. Researchers at Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab have devised an offbeat, but obvious new method for getting kids to eat healthy. They conducted a study at a camp where kids were offered the choice between french fries and thinly-sliced apples. The kids went for the french fries, obviously. Just because they’re kids doesn’t mean they’re dumb. The next day, the researchers showed the kids a slideshow of several famous heroes—most notably, Batman—and asked the kids what they thought he’d choose. That day, almost half the kids went for the apples …

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