Picky Eating Might Be Genetic
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 652 , Segment 3
Episode: Supreme Court, Nicotine Regulation, Understand Autism
- Oct 3, 2017 11:00 pm
- 12:22 mins
Guest: Natasha Chong Cole, Doctoral Student, Division of Nutritional Science, University of Illinois If you’re a parent, you’ve probably tried lots of tricks to get your kids to eat vegetables: blending spinach in a shake, bribing kids to finish their peas, threatening no dessert unless all the green stuff is gone. Are picky eaters made – or are they born? Some of both, probably. University of Illinois researchers have identified some possibilities for picky-eater genes in children.