Understanding picky eating in Singaporean kids

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Almost 1 in 2 Singaporean parents in a survey consider their kids "picky eaters", based on a study conducted by Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital (NUH) and Abbott Nutrition. We get an insight of the profile of picky eaters, common feeding tactics and steps to raise healthy eaters. Read on for more info!

The Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital (NUH) and Abbott Nutrition today announced results from a survey conducted with Singaporean parents to determine the key aspects of picky eating and feeding difficulties among children aged one to 10 years. Let's understand the eating patterns in Singapore.

The survey, conducted with 407 Singaporean parents and caregivers, revealed that nearly half the respondents consider their children to be picky eaters. This is the first such study conducted in Asia and the paper was published in the Asia Pacific Family Medicine journal.