Partial Bibliography and suggested reading from Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating

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Kerzner, B., K. Milano et al. 2015.  A practical approach to classifying and managing feeding difficulties. Pediatrics.  135(2):344-53
Batsell, W.R., A.S. Brown, M.E. Ansfield and G.Y. Paschall. 2002. “You Will Eat All of That!” A retrospective analysis of forced consumption episodes. Appetite 38(3):211-219.
Black, M. M., and F. E. Aboud. 2011. Responsive feeding is embedded in a theoretical framework of responsive parenting. The Journal of Nutrition 141(3):490-494.
Crum, A.J., W.R. Corbin, K.D. Brownell, and P. Salovey. Mind over milkshakes: mindsets, not just nutrients, determine ghrelin response. Health Psychology 30(4):424-429

Ammaniti, M., L. Lucarelli, S. Cimino, F. Olimpio, and I. Chatoor. 2012. Feeding disorders of infancy: a longitudinal study to middle childhood. The International Journal of Eating Disorders 45(2):272-280.

Andaya, A. A., E. M. Arredondo, J.E. Alcaraz, S.P. Lindsay, and J.P. Elder. 2011. The association between family meals, TV viewing during meals, and fruit, vegetables, soda, and chips intake among Latino children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 43(5):308-315.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 2001. Roles of Speech-Language Pathologists in Swallowing and Feeding Disorders: Technical Report.

American Academy of Pediatrics. AAP Recommends Careful Approach to Using Sensory-Based Therapies”. 2012.  Available at: (accessed 2014)

Barclay, G.R., and L.A. Turnberg. 1987. Effect of psychosocial stress on salt and water transport in the human jejunum. Gastroenterology 93 (1):91-97.

Bartoshuk, L.M., V.B. Duffy, and I.J. Miller. 1994. PTC/PROP tasting: anatomy, psychophysics, and sex effects. Physiology and Behavior 56(6):1165-1171.

Batsell, W.R., A.S. Brown, M.E. Ansfield and G.Y. Paschall. 2002. “You Will Eat All of That!” A retrospective analysis of forced consumption episodes. Appetite 38(3):211-219.

Beers, David. “Michael Pollan: We are Headed Toward a Breakdown in Our Food System”. 2009. Available at: (accessed 2013).

Bentley, M.E., H.M. Wasser, and H.M. Creed-Kanashiro. 2011. Responsive feeding and child undernutrition in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Nutrition 141(3):502-507.

Benton, D. 2010. The plausibility of sugar addiction and its role in obesity and eating disorders. Journal of Clinical Nutrition 29:288-303.

Birch, L.L. 1989. Developmental Aspects of eating. In Handbook of the Psychophysiology of Human Eating (Wiley Psychophysiology Handbook series), edited by R. Shepherd. Chinchester: Wiley.

Black, D. Nutritional Interventions for Children with FASD. 2002. Available at: (accessed 2012).

Black, M. M., and F. E. Aboud. 2011. Responsive feeding is embedded in a theoretical framework of responsive parenting. The Journal of Nutrition 141(3):490-494.

Blechert, J., E. Naumann, J. Schmitz, B.M. Herbert, and B.Tuschen-Caffier. 2014. Startling Sweet Temptations: Hedonic Chocolate Deprivation Modulates Experience, Eating Behavior, and Eyeblink Startle. PLOS ONE 10.137/journal.pone.0085679.

Blissett J., C. Bennett, J. Donohoe, S. Rogers, and S. Higgs. 2012. Predicting successful introduction of novel fruit to preschool children. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 112(12):1959-1967.

Brann, L.S. 2008. Classifying preadolescent boys based on their weight status and percent body fat produces different groups. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 108(6):1018-1022.

Carruth, B.R. and J.D. Skinner. 2000. Revisiting the picky eater phenomenon: neophobic behaviors of young children. Journal of American College of Nutrition 19(6):771-780. CASA: The National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse at Columbia University. 2007. The Importance of Family Dinners IV.

Chao, P.C., T. Bryan, K. Burstein, and C. Ergul. 2006. Family-centered intervention for young children at-risk for language and behavior problems. Early Childhood Education Journal 34(2):147-153.

Chatoor, I. 2002. Feeding disorders in infants and toddlers: diagnosis and treatment. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinic of North America 11(2):163-183.

Chatoor, I. 2009. Diagnosis and Treatment of Feeding Disorders in Infants Toddlers and Young Children, Washington, DC: Zero to Three

Ciampolini, M., H.D. Lovell-Smith, T. Kenealy, and R. Bianchi. 2013. Hunger can be taught: Hunger recognition regulates eating and improves energy balance. International Journal of General Medicine 6:465-468.

Coldwell, S.E., T.K. Oswald and D.R. Reed. 2009. Biological drive for sugar as marker of growth differs between adolescents with high versus low sugar preference. Physiology & Behavior 96(4-5):576-580.

Crum, A.J., W.R. Corbin, K.D. Brownell, and P. Salovey. Mind over milkshakes: mindsets, not just nutrients, determine ghrelin response. Health Psychology 30(4):424-429.

Davis, C.M., (1928). Self selection of diet by newly weaned infants: an experimental study. American Journal of Diseases in Childhood 36(4):651-679.

Davison, K.K., and L.L. Birch.(2001).Weight status, parent reaction, and self-concept in five-year-old girls. Pediatrics 107(1):46-53.

Denny, K.N., K. Loth, M.E. Eisenberg, and D. Neumark-Sztainer. 2013. Intuitive eating in young adults. Who is doing it, and how is it related to disordered eating behaviors?. Appetite 60(1):13-19.

Dev, D., and B. McBride. 2013. Academy of nutrition and dietetics benchmarks for nutrition in child care 2011: are child-care providers across contexts meeting recommendations?. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 113(10):1346-1353.

Dovey, T.M., P.A. Staples, E.L. Gibson and J.C. Halford. 2008. Food neophobia and ‘picky/fussy’ eating in children: a review. Appetite 50(2-3):181-193.

Ellin, A. 2009. What’s Eating Our Kids? Fears About ‘Bad’ Foods. New York Times, February 25, 35-70.

Evans-Morris, Suzanne. 1999. Children with Feeding Tubes Part 3: Making the Transition to Oral Feeding. Available at:  (accessed 2014).

Faber, A. and E. Mazlish. 2012. How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. New York: Scribner.

Farrow, C., and H.Coulthard. 2012. Relationships between sensory sensitivity, anxiety and selective eating in children. Appetite 58(3):842-846.

Fisher, J.O., and L.L. Birch. 2000. Parents’ restrictive feeding practices are associated with young girls’ negative self-evaluation of eating. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 100(11):1341-1346.

Fraker, Cheri. 2007. Food Chaining: The Proven 6-Step Plan to Stop Picky Eating, Solve Feeding Problems, and Expand Your Child’s Diet. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press.

Fulkerson, J.A., M. Story, D. Neumark-Sztainer, and S.Rydell. 2008. Family meals: Perception of benefits and challenges among parents of 8- to 10- year-old children. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 108(4):706-709.

Glanz, K., M. Basil, E. Maibach, J. Goldberg, and D. Snyder. 1998. Why Americans eat what they do: taste, nutrition, cost, convenience, and weight control concerns as influences on food consumption. Journal of American Dietetic Association 98(10):1118-1126.

Grueber R., Cassoff, C., Frennette, S. , Wiebe, S., Carrier, J. 2012. Impact of Sleep Extension and Restriction on Children’s Emotional Lability and Impulsivity. Pediatrics. online Oct 15 2012.

Gustafson-Larson, A.M., and R.D. Terry. 1992. Weight-related behaviors and concerns of fourth-grade children. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 92(7):818-822.

Haines, J., J. McDonald, A. O’Brien, B. Sherry, C.J. Bottino, M.E. Schmidt, and E.M. Taveras. 2013. Healthy habits, happy homes: randomized trial to improve household routines for obesity prevention among preschool-aged children. The Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics 167(11):1072-1079.

Haines, K., and D. Neumark-Sztainer. 2006. Prevention of obesity and eating disorders: a consideration of shared risk factors. Health Education Resources 21(6):770-782.

Hallberg, L., E. Bjorn-Rasmussen, L. Rossander, and R. Suwanik. 1977. Iron Absorption from Southeast Asian Diets. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 30(4):539-48.

Hammons, A. J., and B. H. Fiese. 2011. Is frequency of shared family meals related to the nutritional health of children and adolescents?. Pediatrics 127(6): e1565-e1574.

Harris, G., J. Blissett, and R. Johnson. 2000. Food Refusal Associated With Illness. Child Psychology & Psychiatry Review 5(4):148-156.

Havermans, R.C., and A. Jansen. 2006. Increasing children’s liking of vegetables through flavour- flavour learning. Appetite 48(2):259-262.

Jastran, M.M., C.A. Bisogni, J. Sobal, C. Blake, C.M. and Devine. 2009. Eating Routines. Embedded, value based, modifiable, and reflective. Appetite 52(1):127-36.

Kiff, C.J., Lengua, L.J, Bush, NR   2011. Temperament Variation in Sensitivity to Parenting: Predicting Changes in Depression and Anxiety. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 39(8): 1199-1212

Krall, J.S., and B. Lohse. 2011.Validation of a measure of the Satter eating competence model with low-income females. International of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 8:26.

Legler, J.D., and L.C. Rose. 1998. Assessment of Abnormal Growth Curves. American Family Physician 58(1):158-68.

Linscheid, T.R., K.S.Budd, and L.K. Rasnake. 2003. Pediatric Feeding Problems. In Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, 3rd edition, edited by Michael C. Roberts. New York: Guilford Press.

Lohse, B., and E. Satter. 2007. Measuring eating competence: psychometric properties and validity of the ecSatter inventory. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 39(5):S154-S166.

Lucianovic, S.V.W. 2012. Suffering Succotash: A Picky Eater’s Quest to Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate. New York: Penguin Group Inc.

Manikam, R, and J.A. Perman. 2000. Pediatric Feeding Disorders. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 30(1):34-46.

Martin, C.O., T.M. Dovey, H. Coulthard and A.M. Southall. 2013. Maternal stress and problem-solving skills in a sample of children with nonorganic feeding diorders. Infant Mental Health Journal 34(3): 202-210.

Masato, A., S. Ramachandrappa, M. Joachim, Y. Shen, R. Zhang, N. Nuthalapati, V. Ramanathan, D.E. Strochlic, P. Feret, K. Linhart, C. Ho, T.V. Novoselova, S. Garg, M. Ridderstrale, C. Marcus, J.N. Hirschorn, J.M. Keogh, S. O’Rahilly, L.F. Chan, A.J. Clark, I.D. Farooqi, and J.A. Majzoub. 2013. Loss of function of the melanocortin 2 receptor accessory protein 2 is associated with mammalian obesity. Science 341(6143):25-278.

Mascola, A. J., S. W. Bryson, and W.S. Agras. 2010. Picky eating during childhood: a longitudinal study to age 11 years. Eating Behaviors 11(4):253-257. Miller, G. 2011. Sweet here, salty there: Evidence of a taste map in the mammalian brain. Science, September 2, 1213.

Millward, C., M. Ferriter, S. Calver, G. Connell-Jones. Gluten and Casein-Free Diets for Autism Spectrum Disorder. 2009. Available at:  (accessed 2012).

Moore, L.L., M.M. Qureshi, M.L. Bradlee, and S.R. Daniels. 2012. Food group intake and micronutrient adequacy in adolescent girls. Nutrients 4(11):1692-1708.

Morris, S.E., and M.D. Klein. 2000. Pre-Feeding Skills, Second Edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Mealtime Development. Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed Inc.

Nadon, G., D. Feldman, and E.Gisel. 2013. Feeding Issues Associated with the Autism Spectrum Disorders. In Recent Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorders-Volume 1, edited by Michael Fitzgerald. InTech, DOI:10.5772/53644. Available at: (accessed 2014).

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Orrell-Valente, J.K., L.G. Hill, W.A. Brechwald, K.A. Dodge, G.S. Pettit, and J.E. Bates. 2007. “Just three more bites”: an observational analysis of parents’ socialization of children’s eating at mealtime. Appetite 48(1):37-45.

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Pinhas, L., G. McVey, K.S. Walker, M. Norris, D. Katzman and S. Collier. 2013. Trading health for a healthy weight: the uncharted side of healthy weight initiatives. Journal of Eating Disorders 21(2):109-116.

Pliner, P., and C. Stallberg-White. 2000. “Pass the ketchup, please”: familiar flavors increase children’s willingness to taste novel foods. Appetite 34(1):95-103.

Powell, F.C., C.V. Farrow, and C. Meyer. 2011. Food avoidance in children. The influence of maternal feeding practices and behaviors. Appetite 57(3):683-692. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Feb;99(2):249-57. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.063545. Epub 2013 Nov 27. Maternal controlling feeding practices and girls’ inhibitory control interact to predict changes in BMI and eating in the absence of hunger from 5 to 7 y. Rollins BY1, Loken E, Savage JS, Birch LL.

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