Episode 80: How To Deal With Picky Eaters

August 21, 2019

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Episode Overview

Mealtime can feel like a battleground when your kids are picky eaters. Registered Dietitian and founder of Tiny Bites Nutrition Terri Ney joins Annie for a conversation about how to deal with kids who are picky and how to help them cultivate a healthy relationship with food. Feeding advice is served!

 What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Division of responsibilities for feeding kids and how it relates to picky eating
  • Grazing and how it affects mealtimes
  • How pressure affects children’s appetites
  • Cultivating healthy food relationships
  • The value of removing morality from food
  • Using exposure to get through picky eating
  • How many times a child should be offered food
  • How to expose kids to food outside of mealtimes
  • Using taste to encourage kids to try new foods
  • Getting kids involved with food
  • Making food fun for picky eaters
  • Balancing accepted foods and new foods without catering to picky eaters
  • Should you ever sneak in foods to your kid’s diet?
  • How should you handle “treats”?



Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here.