LOSS OF APPETITE in common terms is known as a reduced desire to eat. It is not normal for growing children to refuse to eat food for long periods of time.
Children in their natural state are hungry every few hours. Appetite is linked to children’s growth and development, and it is normal for a child’s appetite to vary from meal to meal and day to day. When their growth slows, their appetites usually adjust and they are less hungry.
Some of the causes in children for LOSS OF APPETITE in children may include:
- Food Sensitivity
- Another Underlying Medical Condition
- Depression, Too much pressure, Stress.