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Antecedents of picky eating behaviour in young children


posted by Research Admin on 4 September 2018

The authors examine early life factors which are associated with a child becoming a picky eater, and conclude that advice and support to parents could help to reduce picky eating behaviour. Parents should be encouraged to introduce lumpy foods by 9 months, to feed fresh foods, and to eat with their children. 

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Emmett, P.M.; Hays, N.P.; Taylor, C.M. (2018). Antecedents of picky eating behaviour in young children. Appetite, 130, 163-173.