You may be familiar with the ordeal of introducing children to broccoli and spinach. Two new studies suggest that finicky eaters might have picked up their discriminating habit in the womb. Forget genetics, personal responsibility, and discipline. Your taste for junk food and soda may have a lot to do with how your mother satisfied her cravings.
Kristin Wartman, is a food, politics and health journalist. She recently wrote about the new science of food choices for the New York Times.