Health Benefits of Family Meals

947Eating together as a family packs plenty of benefits. Studies show that children who eat meals together with their families tend to have greater emotional well-being and better grades. The family meal also supports better eating habits, reducing the chances of childhood obesity.*

Eating together as a family provides a great opportunity to bond. Consider increasing your family bonding by cooking together; perhaps share family recipes and pass down cultural or ethnic traditions.

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*http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/eatsmart/eat-smart.-play-hard.-magazines-1/2009-eat-smart-play-hard-magazine/test-item
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