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Any tips for a very picky eater?

Any tips for a very picky eater?

Yes: Let her get hungry for real. No juice, no snacks, and "i'm hungry, but only for what i like" does not mean that she's hungry. "i'm hungry for whatever you got" - now that is hungry. ...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


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

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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How can I get a picky eater to try new foods?

Easy: Do NOT insist. Ask him if he wants the food. If he doesn't then insist that he remains at the table until all are finished. If he takes food and doesn't eat it, put it in the refrigerator and warm it up for the next meal. Do not substitute; hunger will win in the end. Be "cruel" to be "kind". You are responsible for providing food but it is the child that eats it or not -- his decision. ...Read more

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I'm a picky eater how can i gain weight im 16 and 92 lbs?

I'm a picky eater how can i gain weight im 16 and 92 lbs?

Calorie dense foods: Eating calorie dense foods such as nuts, heavy cream, butter, fatty fishes, dried prunes, and avocado can help increase your daily calorie intake and assist in the desired weight gain. Supplements for weight gain would be inferior in quality to whole foods which are readily available and much less expensive. ...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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How can you loose weight if you're a picky eater?

How can you loose weight if you're a picky eater?

Become pickier!: Be picky about what you put into your body. Choose your calories wisely. Keep track of them. You can lose weight eating anything, but eating for your health is much wiser than eating to lose weight or to suit your picky tastes. Choose lean meats, healthy carbs (fruits, veg and whole grains) avoid sugars and fatty foods. Broaden your food horizons and look at it as fuel for your body. ...Read more

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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