Resolving Picky Eating from the Inside Out (disponible en anglais seulement)

Présentateur/Présentatrice : 
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
Date : 
le 15 avril 2021 au 16 avril 2021
Catégorie : 
Connaissances générales
Prix : 

Meal time dynamics, culture, chemical food additives, and physiological development impact hormonal, sensory, and motor aspects of eating.  By addressing the socio-cultural, environmental, and developmental factors that impact eating, the occupational therapist can reduce mealtime stress and enhance a child's capacity to eat a greater variety of healthy, nutrient-dense foods.

This 2-day interactive workshop will explore the physiological (taste, texture, addictions, nutrient deficiencies, dysbiosis, neuro-endocrine imbalance) and cultural (habits, societal norms, industrial processing of food) factors behind picky eating.  It will reveal physiological signs of metabolic imbalance, engage with activity- based assessment tools, and address evidence-based lifestyle practices to broaden what a child will eat. Day 1 will focus on the science behind the symptoms and will define factors that contribute to picky eating. Day 2 will provide tools for assessment, review concrete strategies/intervention plans, and discuss how to use interprofessional collaboration to enhance a child's capacity to eat healthy, nutrient-dense foods.

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