NUTRITION ISSUES IN PROBLEM EATERS: RECENT RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
This webinar will go over the basics of the classification of feeding problems in children and provide an overview of the nutritional issues typical for problem eaters, based on the available research. It will cover the principal components of an effective nutritional assessment and intervention and highlight key dietary strategies to help children meet their nutritional needs despite their limited food choices, including special considerations when choosing supplementation.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Identify 8 most common symptoms of feeding difficulties in children.
List 5 nutrients of concern for problem eaters.
Discuss 5 components of a nutritional assessment designed to assess the feeding problem.
List and discuss possible dietary changes and supplement considerations for problem eaters.
Natalia Stasenko, MS, RD, is a pediatric dietitian with a masters degree in nutrition. She helps families raise healthy eaters, start solids with their babies, resolve picky eating and enjoy family meals in simple and delicious ways. She co-wrote two cookbooks on starting solids and works as a consultant and media spokesperson with companies in the US and the UK. She runs her private consultancy and online classes for parents at Feeding Bytes and is also a part of a multidisciplinary team at Your Feeding Team.