Raising an Adventurous Eater

Raising an Adventurous Eater

Why picky eaters avoid certain foods, and ideas for transforming your tot into a budding gourmet.

Mac and cheese on Monday, French fries on Tuesday and chicken fingers on Wednesday. If this sounds like the menu at your house, you may be wondering how to help your picky eater become more adventurous -- and healthier. We'll talk about why kids can be so averse to some foods, and how to transform your tot into a budding gourmet.


Nancy Tringali Piho

Author, "My Two Year Old Eats Octopus: Raising Children who Love to Eat Everything" (Bull Publishing, Boulder); President of Nancy Tringali Associates, a Washington-based communications agency that specializes in the food industry

Penny Glass

Developmental Psychologist at Children’s National Medical Center

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