My son only ate beige food but that all changed after we tried something drastic

A BOY who only ate beige foods for eight years is now tucking into fruit thanks to hypnosis.

Noah Young, nege, even suffered stunted growth due to his restrictive diet.

Noah Young, pictured with mum Caroline, only ate beige foods but is now tucking into fruit thanks to hypnosis

Noah Young, pictured with mum Caroline, only ate beige foods but is now tucking into fruit thanks to hypnosisKrediet: SWNS

Syne ontbyt consisted of dry cereal, toast or pancakes, while lunch and dinners were mainly plain pasta, skyfies, chicken nuggets or pizza.

Eating something new or different made him gag.

Mum Caroline said: “He was sent home from school for being sick after they made him eat carrots.

“He used to have pasta with sauce but then just wanted it plain. Everything was plain.

“Trying to get him to eat anything good was a challenge, he would be crying and gagging.

“When it started getting bad, we noticed he wasn’t growing.

“We were trying to find someone to deal with it.

“I was worried he wasn’t going to develop.”

Noah’s eating habits began to change at 18 maande.

Dokters had dismissed him as a fussy eater, so Caroline sought help from hypnotherapist David Kilmurry.

He diagnosed avoidant restrictive food intake disorder and within one session had Noah trying new foods.

David said: “We did some footballing-focused hypnotism where he saw himself with his team-mates enjoying a hearty pre-match meal.”

Mum-of-three Caroline, van Derby, who works in social media, is delighted.

Sy het bygevoeg: “Noah’s tried 22 types of food now.

“It’s mainly fruit, but it’s really good progress.

“He hasn’t been sick since.

“He realises these foods are not going to hurt him.”

Caroline recalled how on one occasion Noah was sent home from school for being sick after they made him eat carrots

Caroline recalled how on one occasion Noah was sent home from school for being sick after they made him eat carrotsKrediet: SWNS
Doctors dismissed Noah as a fussy eater, so Caroline sought help from hypnotherapist David Kilmurry

Doctors dismissed Noah as a fussy eater, so Caroline sought help from hypnotherapist David KilmurryKrediet: SWNS
Mum-of-three Caroline, who works in social media, is delighted at Noah's new diet

Mum-of-three Caroline, who works in social media, is delighted at Noah’s new dietKrediet: SWNS