The Truth About Fussy Eaters

The Truth About Fussy Eaters

SBS  |  April 19, 2018

Is it picky eating, or a food disorder? Some children who appear to be fussy eaters actually have an eating disorder which makes them fearful of eating. Those who suffer from avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), a newly categorised eating disorder, find the very sight of food makes them feel sick, and this program explores this eating disorder. This is an intimate, inside look at the daily lives of very selective eaters and ARFID sufferers. It touches on subjects that affect everyone: our perceptions of taste, our parenting skills, and how phobias and dislikes are formed.

Is it picky eating, or a food disorder? Some children who appear to be fussy eaters actually have an eating disorder which makes them fearful of eating. Those who suffer from avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), a newly categorised eating disorder, find the very sight of food makes them feel sick, and this program explores this eating disorder. This is an intimate, inside look at the daily lives of very selective eaters and ARFID sufferers. It touches on subjects that affect everyone: our perceptions of taste, our parenting skills, and how phobias and dislikes are formed.

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