|Having a picky eater can be tough, but there are a variety of tips and techniques parents can use to help their toddlers become a little more adventurous when it comes to trying new foods. Check out the ideas and information included here to make your life easier, and
your toddler's life healthier.
If you are concerned that your child’s picky eating has lasted for a long time or is very restrictive, speak with your child’s pediatrician.
• Types of Picky Eaters
• Tips for Coping with Picky Eaters
• Tips to Get your Picky Eater to Try New Foods
Types of Picky Eaters
Three types of picky eaters have been identified and categorized by nutritional researchers.
3 Food Picky Eaters
Your toddler will only eat a couple of different types of foods. For example, your toddler will only eat chicken nuggets, peanut butter, and applesauce.
Specific Food Picky Eater
Your toddler refuses to eat specific types of foods based on characteristics of that food. For example, your toddler will not eat anything that is green.
Moody Picky Eater
Your toddler will love a certain kind of food and then suddenly refuse to eat that food. For example, your toddler will eat macaroni and cheese every day for a week and then will refuse to eat it anymore.
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