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Eating Disorders

Health Topics

Eating is a complex behavior that involves choosing what to eat, how much, when, and how to eat it. Eating the right balance of nutrients in the right amounts is important to stay healthy.

Problems with children's eating behaviors may include:

  • anorexia
  • bulimia
  • hyperphagia
  • overweight
  • pica
  • Pickwickian Syndrome
  • weight loss

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