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According to experts, developing a sweet tooth develops in childhood. During these years, children and toddlers’ taste buds are introduced to different, distinct tastes. It could be quite an exciting time for
Dr. Tanya Altmann, a pediatrician and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, had
"Avoid juice and other sweet-tasting beverages," Altmann told ABC News. "Get her used to the taste of plain water at this age. Keep giving her sips of plain water and she'll grow up to love the taste of plain water."
In Altmann’s book entitled “What To Feed Your Baby,” she also offers tips on how to develop
Altmann added that it takes at least 10 times for babies to get used to certain foods, so when they refuse to eat the healthy stuff, it’s best not to give up right away.
"Throw veggies in to make smoothies, you can make cute shapes out of fruit and you can steam and cut veggies into tiny pieces to dip into hummus and other healthy items,” she said.