Picky Eating

Picky Eating: Why Children with Autism are Different

Posted Posted in Eating, Eating Disorders, Food

Picky eating is an issue experienced by many parents, and there are typically very behavioral solutions proposed to parents. Often parents are encouraged to hold firm in their expectations and not negotiate on what will and won’t be eaten. For example, if the expectation is that the child will try one bite of each food […]

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Child Psychologist Post: Picky Eater or Eating Disorder

Posted Posted in Eating Disorders

Do you have a child who hates certain foods? Or a child that would rathe do anything else but eat? Maybe they run and hide when a fruit or vegetable hits their plate? You are not alone. You could be raising a picky eater. Many parents struggle with getting their kids to eat what’s on their plate, especially if it’s green or holds any significant nutritional value. Picky eating is common, especially among younger children, yet at times you may wonder if your child is TOO picky.

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