Why We Should Ditch the One Bite Rule

Have you ever told your child, “you need to take just one more bite?” If so, you are not alone! While the one bite rule may seem innocent enough, research has shown that the one bite rule is potentially harmful for children, especially those that are underweight or picky eaters.

Reduce the Picky Eating Struggle

It’s important to understand that picky eating is normal for young children. A child may eat a whole lot of one food one day, and the next day they are all about another food. Children use intuition to pick the foods that they are going to eat. Maggie explains this using research and how to minimize the eating struggles.