The good news is there’s no need to worry as long as she takes a daily multivitamin, right? Wrong. “Vitamins and other supplements are not a replacement for healthy eating,” said Amanda Gogol-Tagliaferro, a pediatrician at Locust Pediatric Group. “And, don’t expect vitamins to undo any nutritional no-no’s, such as fast food or convenience foods.” […]
Getting your preschooler to stop playing and sit down to dinner is challenging enough, let alone getting her to eat the nutritious meal you just prepared. Preschoolers are picky by nature. For some kids, fussy eating is a fleeting stage. For others, it can become an ongoing challenge and make mealtime a stressful, chaotic experience […]
Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters as they become more interested in exploring the world around them than eating. Often their appetites vary from day-to-day. As they struggle for independence, they may insist on the same food for 3 days in a row then suddenly refuse to eat it. “Rather than worrying about every meal or […]
Almost every family struggles with a picky eater – the child who wants the same thing at every meal, or one who won’t try anything new. But rest assured, challenging eating habits may be just a passing phase.