The phenomenon of "picky eater": a behavioral marker in eating patterns of toddlers.

@article{Carruth1998ThePO,
  title={The phenomenon of "picky eater": a behavioral marker in eating patterns of toddlers.},
  author={Betty Ruth Carruth and Jean Dingman Skinner and Kristen Houck and John L Moran and F. Ackroyd Y. Idezuki M. Arregui J. J. Jakimowicz M. Coletta and Derek Ott},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={180-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if toddlers who were considered "picky eaters" had lower dietary scores than non-picky eaters, and if family environment and socioeconomic status were significantly related to picky eater status and dietary scores. METHODS An incomplete block design provided two interviews at randomly assigned times (24, 28, 32, or 36 months) of Caucasian mothers from upper socioeconomic (n=74) and lower socioeconomic status (n=44). Using trained interviewers, 6 days of food intake, two… CONTINUE READING

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