Tag Archives: Picky Eaters

Study Suggests 3 Steps to End Fussy Eating

[Source:  Science Daily] Parents could banish their children’s fussy eating habits by following three simple steps, a new study suggests. Introducing the ‘three Rs’ — Repetition, Role Modelling and Rewards — at meal times could help parents to get their … Continue reading

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Therapy Activity of the Week: A Food Literacy Activity for the Picky Eater

[Source:  Therapy & Learning Services] Food should be fun and there is no better way to put this into action than building with food. Don’t worry, I’m not suggesting complicated food art that looks like a professional has spent hours … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Planning for Holiday Meals with a Picky Eater

by Melanie Potock, CCC-SLP As an SLP  focused on the treatment of pediatric feeding disorders,  there is one common denominator among all the families on my caseload:  The stress in their homes at mealtimes is palpable.   Now that Thanksgiving and other food-centered holidays are … Continue reading

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New Research Offers Hope For Parents of Picky Eaters

[Source: UCL News] An intervention developed by UCL psychologists significantly increases consumption of fruit and vegetables commonly disliked among picky young children, new research has found. The research, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, showed … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: Determining WHY a Child is a “Picky Eater”

Editor’s Note:  This excellent article by friend of PediaStaff,  Melanie Potock, MA CCC-SLP, appeared today on Fooducate.   Excellent for sharing with the parent’s of your kiddos.   We at PediaStaff, love Melanie and the work she does at My Munch Bug.  … Continue reading

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