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Picky eating might actually be a serious disorder

Is your kid picky — or pathological? Shocking cases of extreme picky eating have been creating a stir online recently. Earlier this week, 20-year-old Austin Davis, from Florida, turned heads when he revealed he’d eaten nothing but mac and cheese for 17 years. He has company in Jade Youngman, a 25-year-old Brit who recently went viral for her restrictive diet of dairy, simple carbs and processed meats. Then, there’s the anonymous 17-year-old subject of a study published in September’s Annals of Internal Medicine: His nutritional deficits caused him to go legally blind after refusing to eat anything except french fries, white bread, potato chips and processed ham. see also ...