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Could a child be addicted to junk foods?

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A child may certainly have a strong preference for junk food, .
An, the child will eat what is bought for him/her, and will eat what they see other people are eating. It does not raise to the level of an addiction. Care takers need to be in charge of the food that is provided.

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A child may certainly have a strong preference for junk food, .
An, the child will eat what is bought for him/her, and will eat what they see other people are eating. It does not raise to the level of an addiction. Care takers need to be in charge of the food that is provided.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not a true addiction

Not a true addiction but children get used to sweets and seek them. If available, they will all they can.
Best way to reduce consumption is not to have them in the house and give nutritious snacks and meals.

In brief: Not a true addiction

Not a true addiction but children get used to sweets and seek them. If available, they will all they can.
Best way to reduce consumption is not to have them in the house and give nutritious snacks and meals.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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