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How can I eat healthier if i'm an extremely picky eater?

How can I eat healthier if i'm an extremely picky eater?

Depends: Eat healthier and picky eater may work together, or not. It depends on what you are eating. If there is one of two items that you want to change in your diet, start there. Go slow, don't try to make big sweeping changes. If you need to lose weight, increase your exercise a small increment. Be well. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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I'm a picky eater and i want to lose weight but some of the healthy stuff i don't like to eat.What should I do?

I'm a picky eater and i want to lose weight but some of the healthy stuff i don't like to eat.What should I do?

Picky eater: Your taste can change if you gradually introduce food groups you don't traditionally like. Try using shakes such as nutrabullit, where you put broccoli or some other vegie first, then fruit like strawberries, blueberries, banana and lastly protein. The blender mixes to a liquid and you will primarily taste the sweetness of the fruit rather than the vegetable and it is a complete meal.Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthily if i'm a picky eater?

Picky eaters: It depends what you pick at and how you mix your foods. Some proteins are incomplete. Selective malnutrition and hypovitaminosis would be common with picky eaters. Be careful. ...Read more

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What could happen to a teenager's health by being very picky eater?

Dietary deficiency: If you are picky enough you may develop malnourishment or a syndrome of dietary deficiency. ...Read more

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I am a really, really picky eater and im not overweight, but I would rather not eat than eat something I don't like. Any tips on bettering my diet?

I am a really, really picky eater and im not overweight, but I would rather not eat than eat something I don't like. Any tips on bettering my diet?

A nutritionist!: It's difficult to give you specific advice about what to eat and how to eat healthier without knowing specifically what food(s) you avoid and what you are eating. One thing you might consider is making an appointment with a nutritionist; they can often offer useful suggestions on how to manage a healthy diet and still maintain strict food preferences (personal, religious, or otherwise). ...Read more

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What is the best way to stay healthy if you are a picky eater?

Pick well: Try to include healthy foods in your limited menu. Add condiments or sauces that you like to foods you may not like. Try to taste one new food each week. Vitamins are only part of a healthy diet, so supplements may be partially helpful. Nutritional supplements such as ensure may also be used. Check with your doctor for help, & possible referral to a nutrionist. ...Read more

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My 11 year old daughter is super picky eater what can I make her that she will eat?

My 11 year old daughter is super picky eater what can I make her that she will eat?

Keep trying: It can take at least 10 exposures to a new food before a child will begin to like a new food. Request that your daughter try a pea-sized amount of whatever food it is you want her to begin eating. Do not make special meals just for her - offer her the same healthy food you offer the rest of the family. ...Read more

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My son has autism. He is not a picky eater however he will not sit to eat. Sometimes I have to feed him to get him to eat. What can I do about this?

My son has autism. He is not a picky eater however he will not sit to eat. Sometimes I have to feed him to get him to eat. What can I do about this?

Behavioral therpay: A little compromise, reward mechanism and positive feedback helps. For example, if the autistic child likes a certain activity or desert, one can use those as a positive reinforcement tool. A reward mechanism is created where the child knows he or she will get rewarded after the meal is completed. One on one consultation with a behavior therapist can provide many tools. You are a good mom. ...Read more

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Dr. Christine Wood
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Picky Eater (Definition)

A picky eater is a person who will only eat a few varieties of food or drink. He usually picks out the "undesirable" items from his plate and put them aside, only eating the other items he likes. A very picky eater usually will ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more