Picky eaters in childhood normally grow out of it, but for some, it can become an eating disorder. Photo: Shutterstock Picky eaters in childhood normally grow out of it, but for some, it can become an eating disorder. Photo: Shutterstock
Picky eaters in childhood normally grow out of it, but for some, it can become an eating disorder. Photo: Shutterstock
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Food fear: how picky eaters can overcome their reluctance to eat certain things, and the difference between being fussy and having an eating disorder

  • Children are often picky eaters, refusing to eat some foods or try something new, but they usually grow out of it; some grow up with an eating disorder, though
  • Eating disorders have many causes, from trauma to medical reasons to genetics, but they can lead to health problems – so what to do?

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Picky eaters in childhood normally grow out of it, but for some, it can become an eating disorder. Photo: Shutterstock Picky eaters in childhood normally grow out of it, but for some, it can become an eating disorder. Photo: Shutterstock
Picky eaters in childhood normally grow out of it, but for some, it can become an eating disorder. Photo: Shutterstock
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