Resources for Picky Eating and ARFID

The following books, blogs, articles, etc. are resources I’m reading or will read and, more likely than not, will refer to often while working on this blog.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Jennifer J. Thomas and Kamryn T. Eddy

Blog Posts…

What is ARFID?

As I said in last week’s post, I have dealt with picky eating my whole life. It went beyond pure childlike stubbornness (though I don’t doubt I was guilty of doing that once or twice in my life) and didn’t end after I got out of my parents’ home and into the adult world. This … Read More

Anxious Eaters, Anxious Mealtimes: Practical and Compassionate Strategies for Mealtime Peace by Klein Otr/L Med Faota, Marsha Dunn

Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, Including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions by Gillian Harris and Elizabeth Shea

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association, 2013.

Kenney L, Walsh B. Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) – Defining ARFID. Eating Disorders Review, Gurze Books, 2013; Vol 24, Issue 3.


The Picky Palate (check out the Picky Palate Cookbook too!)

Jenny Friedman – Austin Nutritionist


Effects of repeated exposure on acceptance of initially disliked vegetables in 7-month old infants