Abstract

Date Presented 03/26/20

This preliminary data analysis identifies a parent-empowerment strategy that may be important for encouraging children to try new foods. Parents who reported having clear rules and routines for their family demonstrated approximately nine times greater odds that their child would willingly try new foods. Educating parents to emphasize clear rules and routines, specifically during mealtimes, may create a predictable mealtime experience and allow children to feel comfortable exploring novel foods.

Primary Author and Speaker: Victoria Merritt

Additional Authors and Speakers: Angela Caldwell

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