Picky eating is very common and we all have experienced this challenge. There can be some underlying sensory issues that can prove a challenge, but if you are strategic about your approach with some new creative ideas, most picky eaters can improve...keep reading below
1. Involve your child in grocery shopping. Let them pick out fruits and veggies at the store.
2. Have your child help you prepare meals. Children learn about food and get excited about tasting food when they help make meals. Let them add ingredients, scrub veggies, or help stir.
3. Offer choices. Rather than ask, “Do you want broccoli for dinner?” ask “Which would you like for dinner, broccoli or cauliflower?”
4. Enjoy each other while eating family meals together. Talk about fun and happy things. If meals are times for family arguments, your child may learn unhealthy attitudes toward food.
5. Be the example. Offer the same foods for the whole family. Serve the same meal to adults and kids. Let them see you enjoy healthy foods. Talk about the colors, shapes, and textures on the plate.
6. Making food appealing. Playful foods can open your child's interest in trying new healthy food choices.
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