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10 Oct 2014

Loughborough expert to give London talks on children’s fussy eating

Parents, carers and professionals in London are to be given advice on how to combat fussy eating among children by a Loughborough University expert.

Dr Emma Haycraft, a leading authority on children’s eating behaviours, will give talks and conduct Q&A sessions at two events entitled ‘Feed Your Children Well’ on Thursday, November 6.

The first is at the Half Moon Theatre in White Horse Road (10am), and the second at the JW3 Community Centre in Finchley Road (8pm).

Emma was invited to the co-deliver the events by Riverside Cares, a London organisation that provides childcare solutions for families and offers accredited training courses for parents and people working in caring professions.

Riverside Cares’ co-founder Jill Wheatcroft, a lecturer in child health at City University, will also take part in the sessions for parents, caregivers and professionals who work with children.

Emma is a member of the renowned Loughborough University Centre for Research into Eating Disorders (LUCRED), which has produced a Child Feeding Guide website and a free mobile app, which is available via the website

The ‘Feed Your Children Well’ sessions are spin-offs from the Child Feeding Guide and explore common feeding pitfalls as well as providing strategies to deal with difficult eating behaviours.

To read the press release click here.