Home cooks can have great influence on the diet and eating habits of their entire family. The person who does the food shopping and cooking in the family, sometimes referred to as the "nutritional gatekeeper", has been estimated to control over 70% of what their children eat. The choices that influential person may make will in turn be influenced by their own history and background with food and cooking as well as their "cooking personality." To get an idea of your own "cooking personality" click on the link below to take a quiz.
Cooks who are more adventurous and willing to try new things are most likely to make healthy and flavorful choices. So don't be afraid to experiment - it's good for everyone!