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How (and why) to increase the number of family meals at home

Family meals have long been an American tradition. During the past several decades, however, the American family has undergone radical changes—and family meals have changed at the same time. And as family meals have decreased, so has the physical, emotional, … Continue reading

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Family meals reduce risk of children being overweight

The CNN “Eatocracy” blog reports, “A study in the journal Pediatrics finds that children and adolescents who share meals with their families at least three times per week are less likely to be overweight, eat unhealthy foods or be at risk … Continue reading

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For Kids’ Sake, Make Family Meals a Habit

Listen up, kids. Sitting down to eat with your parents night after night might seem like a drag, but over the long run, it’ll be good for you, a new study says. Regular family meals improve diet quality during the … Continue reading

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Making Family Meals a Priority Worth the Effort in Every Measurable Way

Most of us think more about what our children are eating than where they’re eating it. Yet, where makes a huge difference. Making family meals a priority is more than worth the effort. Here’s why … More Information:

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Family Meals Critical to a Child’s Health

HealthDay News is reporting (and is one of the only news outlets doing so) a new study showing that eating meals together as a family can reduce a teen girl’s risk of turning to alcohol or drugs. My Take?

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