Restrictive Intake Disorder Symptoms: 

Typically present in infants are children but can continue to adulthood. It occurs due to young children developing issues with eating due to different types of issues.Keep in mind these are not ALL the symptoms but rather the most common ones.  

Physical symptoms: 

  • Trouble digesting certain foods

  • No appetite 

  • Constipation

  • Bloating

  • History of picky eating since childhood 

  • Heartburn 

  • Nausea 

can lead to malnutrition or severe weight loss

Emotional or behavioral symptoms: 

  • Being afraid to eat due to choking, gagging or vomiting 

  • Avoiding certain colors or textures of food 

  • Eating in small portions

  • Avoiding social events that involve eating 

  • Do not seem worried about their body, shape or weight like anorexia or bulimia but rather contain greater struggles with food 

  • Eats slowly

  • Anxiety

  • Scared of eating new/different foods