What Is Picky Eating?
You probably picture a stubborn toddler refusing to eat broccoli But adults can struggle with it, too They usually have a very limited set of favorite foods, made a certain way They don’t like to try new foods and might even pass on something familiar if it looks, smells, or tastes different than usual
The Worst Offenders
A survey of nearly 500 picky-eating adults found that bitter and sour foods are especially unpopular So are slippery or slimy foods, like eggs Picky eaters tend to skip vegetables They’re also not fans of foods with "lumps," like stew And they don’t like it when foods get mixed together (peas and carrots, for example) or even touch each other on the plate
What Do They Eat?
For the most part, picky eaters stick to bland comfort foods like french fries, grilled cheese, toast, and crackers They usually do OK with salty and sweet foodsRead More »»