The National Children’s Study Speaker Series is sponsored by the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health and the National Children’s Study – Ramsey County Location. On January 11, 2012, the series offered a talk on “Feeding Young Children: The Good, the Bad and the Picky” by Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD, LN, from the UMN School of Public Health. She describes behaviors of young children that are common concerns of parents, discusses the role of parent feeding styles in early childhood obesity risk, as well as identifies behavioral strategies that parents can utilize to cope with challenging food behaviors. Dr. Stang also discusses the role of food allergies and intolerances in challenging food behaviors of young children.
The archived presentation is now available online:
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