hi I... My son is 2 yes 6 months old.... news days, he is not eating rice at all... I restricted milk only twice a day, but even though he is not accepting rice... he wants plain rice itself, without any dal r rasam.... I am trying a lot to feed him with different varieties.... but he is refusing a Lott.... he is eating cereals, & boiled egg only.... some times fruits.... how to feed him rice? & one more thing, recently, he was habituated of eating junk food like donuts, ice creams etc. when I am feeding him home food, he is asking for junk food.... please give me some suggestions to make him eat properly

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restrict the intake of junk food try to minimum, for once a week/ fortnight. Don't keep any junk food in the house, so that the child is not tempted. Be firm in saying no, when child asks for junk food. Fix meal times for the child, that is with family meal timings. Don't let him eat in between. Give him healthy options, which should be what the family is eating. Try including his favourite healthy options for the meals. Fruits can be added to the ice creams. You can give him plain rice and give vegetables and dals in snacks like vegetable cheela, dhokla, idli, cutlets etc. Read the following blog to help in his vegetable intake https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/how-to-get-your-child-to-eat-vegetables/608

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