Posts Tagged picky eating

When Is Picky Eating a Nutritional Problem?

Is your child’s picky eating actually a clue to a more serious medical problem? How can a parent tell when picky eating is becoming a health risk? In today’s video, we explore why kids reject particular foods, the different causes of picky eating, and the warning signs

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Two Siblings with Different Feeding Issues

Two Siblings with Different Feeding Issues – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 4, Episode 8 In this week’s pediatric nutrition podcast, registered dietitian Betsy Hjelmgren, RD and culinary expert Jen Karakosta addressing feeding a family with multiple feeding issues (and staying sane!). Terry Labanowski, mom of two

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Ask Amanda: How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

In this week’s kids’ nutrition Ask Amanda column, pediatric dietitian Amanda Gordon answers the question: What are good recipes to get vegetables into picky eaters? Following are 6 suggestions, the first being the most important: Suggestion 1: Don’t Trick Them.  Try not to hide vegetables in your child’s meals and

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Ask Amanda: Getting Kids to Eat Fruit

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This week, in lieu of answering a question, I thought I would share our fruit tree. In our practice, we meet many picky eaters and their parents. There are many reasons why children become picky eaters. Regardless the reason, sometimes as parents, we resort to the foods

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Bringing It All Together

Bringing It All Together – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 1, Episode 12 Join Betsy and Jen as they revisit the highlights of the first series of the Feed to Succeed podcast and weigh in on the take-away themes.  From take a S.E.A.T. to determine the cause

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Introducing New Foods to Kids

Introducing New Foods to Kids – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 1, Episode 9 Meet Betsy’s kids, Alyssa and Nate! Betsy and her kids talk about the importance of eating a variety of different foods and food allergy management at their schools. Alyssa shares her experience with

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The Benefits of Consistent Meal Routine, Schedule, and Location

The Benefits of Consistent Meal Routine, Schedule, and Location – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 1, Episode 7 New guest, nurse practitioner Karen Gentile of Kids First Pediatric Partners in Skokie, IL, joins Betsy and Jen to discuss the benefits and tips for establishing eating routines and

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How Many Times Until My Kid Will Eat That?

How Many Times Until My Kid Will Eat That? – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 1, Episode 6 Smita Joshi, guest expert in feeding difficulties, joins Betsy and Jen for an in-depth and helpful discussion about strategies for getting kids to eat things they don’t want to

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Force Feeding – A Bad Means to an End

Force Feeding – A Bad Means to an End – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 1, Episode 5 Click here to download Feeding therapist and feeding expert, Smita Joshi of Assential Therapies, joins Jen and Betsy for an in-depth discussion of primary feeding difficulties and what you

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