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My 19 month old suddenly refuses to eat anything white. What the heck?!

He refuses to eat bread, white pastas, saltine crackers, or potatoes. He used to love these things! Why the sudden change? I'm guessing it's some kind of odd phase. He's autistic so maybe it has something to do with that? Oh I don't know?! Any ideas?

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Asked by Krystal.Ingalls at 9:32 PM on Jun. 23, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • my bff growing up never at anything green...that is kinda weird though - idk?

    Answer by scooterpooter at 9:37 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • It's a stage. It'll pass. It's something I think most kids go through. My DD won't eat anything yellow anymore. Lol. I just don't force those foods and after a while she'll eat again.

    Answer by IzabelleMae at 9:46 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • Food dye!!!! lol. Green bread (they have things that spray food dye now) and blue mashed potatoes. YUMM!

    Answer by MythicMMM at 9:56 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • lol my son sometimes pick what he wants like if I'm feeding him rice and chicken she shack his head and say no no no that and point to which one he wants . hes a little weirdo ...i think its just a phase sometimes he eats no problem then others he only eats the chicken or only the broccoli .

    Answer by michmm03 at 10:00 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • I agree - food dye. You can be the toughie and try to force it, but... doesn't really help. I just let my kid decide whether or not he wants to eat it but oh! no snacks so he gets hungry between meals. lol.

    Answer by Kodeekins at 12:32 AM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • He's still hungry. lol! Just not for anything white. He has his therapies today, so I'm going to see what they think. Now off to see if he'll eat cherrios or pancakes for breakfast! lol!

    Answer by Krystal.Ingalls at 9:33 AM on Jun. 24, 2009

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