If your little one won’t try new foods, stops eating foods they used to eat, or keeps getting harder and harder to cook for, you are in the right place! Today I’m talking about where to start with a picky eater. It can be an overwhelming and confusing place for you to be.
As both a mom of a picky eater AND a registered dietitian who works with picky eaters, I’m here to steer you on the right path.
Step 1: Rule out medical causes
Sometimes, picky eaters are picky because they are snacking too often and don’t have a chance to build up their appetite in between meals and snacks. Other times, they choose to eat little (or nothing) at meals because they know they can have something “better,” aka snack food, in a little while, and they can just hold out for that.
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