2 Quick Steps to Check Your Child’s
Nutrient Intake!

Step 1

Check if your child displays any of the following eating behaviours.1

Please select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ for the following behaviours below:

Eating a limited amount of food
Yes
No
Unwilling to try new food
Yes
No
Refusing to eat fruits or vegetables
Yes
No
Eating only their favourite food
Yes
No
Eating sweets or snacks instead of proper meals
Yes
No
Step 2

Check if your child’s height and weight for age is according to the
weight-for-height recommendation by the World Health Organization
(WHO).2,3

Please select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ for the following behaviours below:

Does your child’s current height and weight match with their age according to the table above?
Yes
No

If your child meets the recommendation for height and weight for age but shows one or more of the eating behaviours described, please consult your healthcare professional for more advice.

Tips to Handle Picky Eaters.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The list above acts as a quick guide and conversation starter to spot a picky eater. Please consult your healthcare professional for a full growth and nutrition assessment.

  • If your child shows one or more of the eating behaviours described and is below the average weight and height for age, your child may be at risk of insufficient nutrient intake to achieve optimal growth.
  • If your child shows one or more of the eating behaviours described and is above the average weight and height for age, your child might be experiencing a high growth spurt.

Tips to Handle Picky Eaters.

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Monitor your child’s growth now using our Growth Tracker.​

Use Growth Tracker

IMPORTANT NOTE: The list above acts as a quick guide and conversation starter to spot a picky eater. Please consult your healthcare professional for a full growth and nutrition assessment.

If your child meets the recommendation for height
and weight for age without displaying any of the eating
behaviours described, your child may have adequate nutrient
intake to achieve optimal physical growth.

Monitor your child’s growth now using our Growth Tracker.

Use Growth Tracker

IMPORTANT NOTE: The list above acts as a quick guide and conversation starter to spot a picky eater. Please consult your healthcare professional for a full growth and nutrition assessment.

  • If your child is below the average height and weight for age without any of the eating behaviors described, your child may be at risk of insufficient nutrient intake to achieve optimal physical growth.​
  • If your child is above the average height and weight for age without any of the eating behaviors described, your child might be experiencing a high growth spurt.​

Please consult your healthcare professional for a full growth and nutrition assessment.​

Monitor your child’s growth ​now using our Growth Tracker.​

Use Growth Tracker

IMPORTANT NOTE: The list above acts as a quick guide and conversation starter to spot a picky eater. Please consult your healthcare professional for a full growth and nutrition assessment.

Reference

  1. Ong C et al. Singapore Med J. (2014), 55(4), 184-190. Managing the picky eater dilemma.
  2. World Health Organization. (2006). Child growth standards.
  3. World Health Organization. (2007). Growth reference data for children and adolescents 5-19 years
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