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An_241597 posted:
Any suggestions on how to address the never ending fight to try new foods?
My son is starting to gain weight and I am bracing for the 'cold turkey' approach: "This is dinner and we're all eating it". Tried the touching, smelling, taking one bite thing and was not successful.
He loves carbs and anything fried; no fruit or veggies. It's behavioral not sensory.
Thanks for reading!
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jaejae76 responded:
This sounds like glutin issues and I would recommend talking to his doctor and maybe trying a glutin free diet for at least 6 months. It will be hard but the research I have seen on gf diets show that the kids will only eat stuff that is high in glutin. May be worth a shot good luck!!!!
 
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breistl3 responded:
If you have medically determined that this is all behavioral then go cold turkey and stick to your rules. He won't die if he misses a meal. You can also try preparing some of his favorite foods in a healthier manner.
 
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Indiaguerita replied to breistl3's response:
I agree completely with Breistl. That's what we do. If you don't like what I cooked for dinner...you're not eating. End of story.

Within five minutes my son is at the table, chowing down...

-LJ


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