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Excess calories during development may alter the brain and spur adult overeating
Disordered eating impacts one in five youth worldwide
WEBINAR - Selective or 'fussy' eating - a masterclass: Avoiding mealtime meltdowns, and motivating healthier food choices
Picky eater? Research shows it could be in your DNA
Adults' interactions at mealtimes influence children's future relationships with food
Babies in the womb react differently to flavours
Adult 'picky eaters' recall helpful parent feeding strategies
Stress During Pregnancy Can Affect Child’s Diet
FAB Research Webinar - Nutrition for ADHD and Neurodiverse Minds
ADHD: why it can make it harder to keep eating habits in check – and what you can do about it
The Relationship Between Unhealthy Eating and ADHD in Children
New research shows humans possess surprising nutritional intelligence
Pre-school children's emotional eating partly shaped by innate food drive, research shows
Why children may be off their food after COVID
ARFID: 'My son's not a picky eater; he's scared of food'
Vegetarian diet quality influences mental health
Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating
Gut microbiota differences seen in people with autism may be due to dietary preferences
Is your child a fussy eater? Top tips to help get them back on track
Autism: Parents of blind girl want better vitamin A testing
ARFID: the eating disorder that makes people fear food
Link between autism and eating disorders may be due to an inability to identify emotions – new research
'Laughing gas' depletes Vitamin B12 and can cause irreversible brain damage
Children with autism face higher risk of eating disorders
7 February 2020 - Nutraingredients - Does social media influence the way we eat? One study says yes
The rise of ARFID: the truth about the eating disorder that made a teenager go blind
Bristol teenager loses sight and hearing due to processed food diet
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
Unusual eating behaviors may be a new diagnostic indicator for autism
8 July 2019 - The Conversation - Eating disorders: early warning signs identified
18 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Food neophobia may increase the risk of lifestyle diseases
3 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Is 'clean eating' just dirty rhetoric?
What happens when your picky toddler becomes a teen?
14 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - When does clean eating become an unhealthy obsession? New findings on who is at risk
Atypical eating behaviors in children and adolescents with autism, ADHD, other disorders, and typical development
Stress over fussy eating prompts parents to pressure or reward at mealtime
Picky eating may mask larger issues
Parents, don't panic - your picky eater is in good health
2 June 2018 - The Conversation - Eating disorders are hard to overcome, but ditching diets is crucial
21 November 2017 - Science Daily - Disordered eating among young adults found to have long-term negative health effects
7 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Orthorexia: When 'healthy eating' ends up making you sick
Got a picky eater? How 'nature and nurture' may be influencing eating behavior in young children
Autism Speaks - Special report on Autism and co-occurring conditions
6 March 2017 - MedicalXpress - How mood and eating behaviour are connected
Bribing kids to eat vegetables is not sustainable – here's what to do instead
When it comes to food, it's not helpful to believe in the genetics of behaviour
Parents' anxiety, depression correlates with fussy eating in kids, study finds
Parents and teachers unaware of mental benefits of good childhood nutrition
BBC News - School meals help 'fussy children' try new foods
BBC Website - Are we emotionally what we eat?