Tag Archives: picky eating

My 2011 Resolutions

I try not to make resolutions that I know I can’t keep. In fact, there have been years, where I didn’t make any resolutions at all. This coming year, I already know I want to spend more time in God’s Word. When I read scripture, it gives balance and perspective to all that I do. […]

Start the Year Off Healthy

The high season of sugar is just about to come to an end. Yes, October 31 to January 1 sugar is king. You now have six weeks to regroup, before the next sugar holiday hits…Valentine’s Day. The resolutions you make for 2011 will make all the difference for your family’s health in the coming year. […]

Genetic Link to Picky Eating

Finding a genetic link to picky eating is like looking for the abominable snowman. Duke eating disorders specialist Doctor Nancy Zucker says up until now, little research has been done on adult picky eating. Now she, along with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, are launching the first national public registry for adult finicky eaters: […]

Picky Eating & Daddy

Your Children Are Watching You The most important factor in raising a healthy eater is what you eat. Yes, if you want your children to eat whole foods, you must eat them yourself. Moms often ask, “How do I get my husband on-board with healthy eating?” This seems to be a universal problem; even the […]

Do You Support a Sin Tax on Junk Foods?

According to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey most Americans do NOT. They found that 56 percent oppose sin taxes on sodas and junk food. Twelve percent are undecided. A sin tax is taxing soda and other sugar-laden products sabotaging the health of many Americans. Here’s what President Obama said concerning sin taxes on […]

Peeved About Pester Power?

Junk Food Marketing Directed to Children The average American child is exposed to an estimated 40,000 television commercials a year — much of it for junk foods. Advertisers spend $15 billion dollars a year on advertising directed at kids. This is an increase of two and half times since 1992. Children’s programming is only slightly […]

Parenting a Picky Eater

Take The Baby Bites Quiz Find out how proficient you are at promoting picky eating in your prodigy. If your offspring is eating primarily fast foods, white flour, sugar, and only a few whole foods, you’re headed in the right direction for raising a picky eater. Picky eaters universally love these foods while refusing to […]

Picky Eating & Autism Spectrum Disorder

Three-year-old Danny regularly eats only a few foods. To make matters worse, he has great difficulty even touching most foods, especially food covered with a sauce. His mom began the Baby Bite Steps, outlined in my book, Baby Bites: Transforming a Picky Eater into a Healthy Eater. After only a few weeks with the Baby […]

How Parents Make Picky Eaters Worse

Exasperated, frustrated, and well-meaning parents actually make their child’s picky eating worse. It’s no wonder. Much of the advice concerning picky eating is counter-productive. Parents (and others) at the end of their rope, sometimes resort to harsh methods to get their kids to eat…something. Baby Bites: Transforming a Picky Eater into a Healthy Eater is […]