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Peace in our dinnertime: what the new science on fussy eating could mean | Deborah Orr

Like millions of parents, I struggled with the unpredictable dietary choices of children. It is a comfort to know that genetics might explain it. Science rides to the rescue of the parents of fussy eaters, suggesting that genetics might play a part. And, yes, we did need rescuing. People can be fantastically disapproving of children with intractable ideas about food. It’s just one more little detail that worsens a situation that’s already frustrating, impractical and suffused with guilt and worry.
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