Slideshow: Quick Tips for Feeding a Picky Eater
Reviewed by Amita Shroff, MD on August 30, 2022
Problem: One-Food Wonder
Solution: Don't Fight It
Problem: Won't Eat Their Veggies
Solution: Give Them Choices
Problem: Drinks Their Calories
Solution: Limit Liquid Calories
Problem: Too Much Sugar
Solution: Everything in Moderation
Solution: Set a Schedule
Why Are They So Picky?
Do They Eat Enough?
Do: Make Mealtime Fun
Don't: Bribe With Dessert
Do: Keep Offering
Don't: Be a Short-Order Cook
Do: Let Kids Help in the Kitchen
Do: Set a Good Example
Don't: Fall into a Junk Food Trap
Do: Pay Attention to Their Cues
Will They Ever Outgrow It?