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Health Update

Monday, April 30, 2018

Courtesy of Russell R Van Hemert DC

My child is a picky eater. What can I do to ensure that they get a balanced diet?

Helpful tips for meals include:

• offering variety 
• always providing at least one well-accepted food 
• incorporating less liked foods in a familiar way (like mixing pureed squash into            macaroni and cheese or finely shredded zucchini into spaghetti) 
• instituting a two-bite or taste rule

Picky eaters often have difficulty with mushy, chewy, or multitextured foods. Therefore, raw veggies may be tolerated better. Experts typically discourage offering different meals to different family members, not modeling healthy eating yourself, and rewarding or penalizing behavior with food.

By Natalie Butler, RD, LD

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