Fussy-eating toddlers 'not the fault of parents'

Fussy-eating toddlers 'not the fault of parents'
 

Two-year-old Alice does not like meat and only eats broccoli with ketchup, but scientists researching toddlers' eating habits do not blame her parents.
Instead, her fussy food preferences are - largely - down to who she is and the genes she has inherited.
They play a key role in her willingness to eat, or even try, new foods.
But parents are not completely off the hook - children's behaviour can be changed, UK research into nearly 2,000 sets of 16-month-old twins suggests.
Alice's mum, Kate Parnham, says her daughter is a typical toddler who likes different foods one day and refuses them... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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