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Everyone knows that many children don't like eating their . Parents have a time getting their children to eat vegetables like broccoli and Brussel sprouts. A new may have an about why this is. The study looked at the eating of two- to four-year-olds. It found that not liking greens is because of a child's . This means parents do not have to stress out over their children not eating enough vegetables. Many parents worry because they cannot get their children to eat . The study found that changes in two genes can make children dislike greens. The put some youngsters off trying new food and can turn them into fussy .

The study found that changes in can affect how some small children taste things . These children think many green vegetables taste bitter. Children without the DNA changes do not think these vegetables are bitter. Natasha Cole, a member of an prevention program at Illinois University, said it was not some children have a very taste. She said this makes them think things like broccoli are bitter. She said the new could help to find new ways of tackling obesity. Ms Cole says there needs to be more research. She said: "There is a huge in the research when children [move] from a milk-based diet to foods that the rest of the eats."

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