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A healthy and balanced diet is very important for your child, as his body is growing and developing rapidly at this stage and needs the right nutrients. So, use this section on Healthy Diet to learn common sense parenting tips and strategies and positive parenting solutions to help your child eat in a healthy and non-fussy way. A healthy diet and proper nutrition help children live a healthy life, maintain a healthy weight and avoid various health issues and diseases at later stages in life. A healthy diet also helps children maintain their energy and ideal body weight, keep their minds sharps and their immunity high. Unfortunately, it isn’t easy to feed toddlers in the way you want, as most of them become defiant and willful at this particular age. Also, their preference for unhealthy snacks, untimely grazing, and preference for junk food with harmful additives, preservatives, and colors also aggravate the situation.

What to Do If Your Child Is a Picky Eater Prevalence of Picky Eaters among Infants and Toddlers and Their Caregivers’ Decisions about Offering a New Food.

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Prevalence of Picky Eaters among Infants and Toddlers and Their Caregivers’ Decisions about Offering a New Food.

Feeding a child can be a worrisome and difficult task. Although there are well-established feeding protocols that can be easily found on the Internet, the application of these protocols is not easy. When children begin to express dislike for certain foods, parents often avoid these foods so that they do not have to deal with…

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Four Tips to Make Mealtimes Less Fussy and Healthier for Your Toddler

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Sensible and stress-free feeding and diet patterns can help your toddler thrive.
Sensible and stress-free feeding and diet patterns can help your toddler thrive.

The commonest complaints that pediatricians receive from parents are related to their toddlers’ fussy eating habits. It’s a very typical phase that toddlers go through as soon as they start walking and talking. A toddler’s refusal to eat creates a lot of conflict. Trying to make a toddler eat a few bites of food is…

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How to Ensure That Your Picky Eater Stays Healthy

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Picky Eating or an Eating Disorder -How to Ensure that Your Picky Eater Stays Healthy
A Picky Eater

Most parents are familiar with toddlers’ fussy and picky eating habits and their general aversion to food (also called food neophobia). Learning to eat is part of a child’s physical, emotional, and psychological development. Usually, picky eating is a phase that toddlers outgrow on their own. Since most of their attention and energy are focused…

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