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Macro- and micronutrient intakes in picky eaters: a cause for concern?

20 December 2016

Background: Picky eating (PE) is characterized by an unwillingness to eat certain foods and by strong food preferences. PE may result in lower intakes of energy and nutrients, which may compromise health.

Picky eating (PE) is characterized by an unwillingness to eat certain foods and by strong food preferences. PE may result in lower intakes of energy and nutrients, which may compromise health.

Objectives: We quantified nutrient and food group intakes in children identified as picky eaters or nonpicky eaters and compared intakes between groups and with United Kingdom reference nutrient intakes.

Caroline Taylor's full paper is featured as the Editor's Pick on the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition website .

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Caroline.M.Taylor@bristol.ac.uk

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