Revisiting the picky eater phenomenon: neophobic behaviors of young children.

@article{Carruth2000RevisitingTP,
  title={Revisiting the picky eater phenomenon: neophobic behaviors of young children.},
  author={Betty Ruth Carruth and Jean Dingman Skinner},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={771-80}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare picky eater behaviors (food neophobia) of children as toddlers and at 42 to 84 months of age and to assess their mothers' neophobic behaviors. METHODS In a follow-up study of toddlers' picky eater behaviors, trained interviewers conducted four in-home interviews with mothers (n = 71) when their children were 42, 60, 72 and 84 months of age. Mothers reported children's diets (1 weekend day and 2 week days, 12 days total) and their behaviors; weight and height were… CONTINUE READING

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