Mothers who want their children to eat healthy food "must lead by example"

Practise what you preach: Mothers who want their children to eat healthy food 'must lead by example' The children of mothers who binge on junk food are more likely to adopt their own unhealthy eating habitsParents should encourage children to eat healthilyThose that use force, rewards or punishments are far less successful, researchers said | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 31 May 2012 Mothers who binge on junk food are closely watched by their children who go on to adopt unhealthy eating habits of their own, according to a study.