Strategies to develop balanced dietary habits, Eslam ElBaroudy

Growth & Development Malnutrition
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Reports of feeding difficulty among children are quite high globally. While eating primarily involves the child alone, feeding includes the interaction between the child and caregiver. Consequences that arise from this problem are related to limited food intake and variety that subsequently lead to nutritional deficiencies, physical, behavioral, emotional, cognitive, and developmental issues. There are various parental and cultural factors that may affect proper diet. Hence, all aspects must be considered in order to advance sound eating habits to prevent nutritional deficiencies.