Girls' picky eating in childhood is associated with normal weight status from ages 5 to 15 y.

@article{Berger2016GirlsPE,
  title={Girls' picky eating in childhood is associated with normal weight status from ages 5 to 15 y.},
  author={Paige K. Berger and Emily E Hohman and Michele E. Marini and Jennifer S. Savage and Leann Lipps Birch},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={104 6},
  pages={
          1577-1582
        }
}
BACKGROUND Picky eating has been associated with lower weight status and limited food intake and variety in childhood. Little is known about how the persistence of picky eating in childhood is associated with changes in weight and food intake from childhood into adolescence. OBJECTIVE We determined whether picky eating identified in childhood was related to growth, nutrition, and parental use of pressure over a 10-y period. DESIGN Non-Hispanic white girls (n = 181) participated in a… CONTINUE READING
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