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Influence of Fathers on the Feeding Practices and Behaviors of Children: A Systematic Review


Litchford et al. (2020)

A growing body of research indicates that fathers play a key role in influencing child eating behaviors. Father's dietary intake, parenting style, nutritional beliefs and food availability at home were predictive of child's dietary intake and eating behaviors. Congruent parenting by mothers and fathers produced the best child food choices.

Keywords: Child feeding; Child feeding behaviors; Child nutrition; Father food practices; Parenting strategies.
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