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Picky Eating by Autistic Kids Won't Affect Growth

Study Shows No Impact on Nutrition and Development for Kids Who Are Choosy About Diet

Picky Eating Is Not a Red Flag continued...

That said, "this is a lovely study and what it does is give increased awareness on the part of parents and pediatricians that feeding problems may just be feeding problems, but need to be interpreted as they may be another set of behaviors to alert you that something may be different," Hyman says.

"This is helpful information as we whittle away at the behaviors associated with autism and the health problems that are secondary to autism," she tells WebMD.

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