Our expert says:
People who have food texture issues do find it very difficult to eat those foods with textures that they abhor. I don't know if the lad has ever been evaluated by a clinical psychologist? In some cases, this type of behaviour could be a type of subconscious protest. It may be a good idea to have him evaluated just in case this aversion to food textures is indicative of other problems. As regards your stepson's nutrient intake, he seems to be eating foods from most food groups, but not much red meat or fish which could lead to iron, zinc, vit B12 and omega-3 deficiencies. Ask your gp to test his body iron levels to make sure that he is not suffering from iron deficiency anaemia, which would suppress his appetite even further
I hope that you can help the lad start eating a varied and balanced diet.
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