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picky

Extremely particular, fussy, or choosy. My son was such a picky eater as a kid that at one point the only thing he would eat was white bread and sliced bananas—nothing else. Stop being so picky—one brand is as good as another!

picky

1. mod. choosy. Red, blue, green! What’s the difference? You are too picky.
2. mod. overly critical. I have to do it exactly right. My boss is very picky.
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De Guzman added that mothers could identify a picky eater if he or she eats only 10 food items on a daily basis.
Always have a fresh, vibrant, interesting set of picky foods on hand for them in the fridge.
Doctoral student Natasha, a member of an obesity prevention program at Illinois University, said: "For most children, picky eating is a normal part of development.
Parents may be assisted in their efforts by other family members who will bring something from the picky eater's "might eat list." Or, more likely, they will join in a chorus of old favorites such as "Don't you want to grow up to be big and strong?" Or "You won't be able to have any of Grandma's cookies if you don't eat some dinner."
But Aguero was positive about the prospect, saying: "Pep is very picky about everything.
Be Bug Free was created by Nit Picky to aid in the prevention and eradication of head lice during the summer months when head lice are the most active.
In a sample of more than 900 children ages 24 to 71 months old and their caregivers, researchers found that both moderate and severe levels of picky, or selective, eating was associated with psychopathological symptoms such as anxiety or depression.
ISLAMABAD -- A kid who is a seriously "picky eater" is also likely to struggle with emotional problems like anxiety and depression, new research suggests.
PICKY eating in small children may be a sign of serious mental problems that should not be ignored, say experts.
The query: What are your tips to work with a picky eater?
ED Balls has mocked David Cameron over his much publicised West Ham gaffe, claiming he "supports a team in a claret and blue shirt but isn't that picky".
But how will the next four guys fair tonight with this bunch of picky ladies?
When she needs her nails done, she flies out her normal nail lady, because yes, she's that picky. Video provided by Hollyscoop
She is a picky eater and has been known to throw fits about eating, but no child should be forced to eat portions that are so big.
While in most cases weight loss is directly attributable to a medical problem, some dogs are naturally picky eaters.