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Families That Eat Dinner Together, Stay Slim Together, Study Finds

Kids who ate meals regularly with their family were 24 percent more apt to eat healthy. Credit: Getty Images
Taking time to sit down and eat as a family at dinner could help keep your children at healthy weights.
A new study publish...
Kids who eat frequent meals with their families eat healthier than those who do not.

Make Tonight Taco Night!

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Katie Workman lives in New York City with her husband and two boys, Jack and Charlie. By day she is the Editor-in Chief of the recipe website You can read all of the Dishing...

Taking time to eat dinner as a family

One of my favourite non-mommy blogs (also, the person I think whose life is most like mine would be if I hadn't had Nolan) is Tamara at Awkwardly Social. Last night she wrote a post about Sunday dinners, writing that "there is something about prepari...

A link between family meals and adolescent development?

A recent study examined associations between family meal frequency and developmental assets and high-risk behaviors among a national sample of adolescents. Anonymous surveys were distributed to 99,462 sixth to 12th grade students from public and alte...

Family dinners - thing of the past?

How often do families eat together? According to a survey of British households, not very frequently. The survey, conducted by market research firm Mintel, looked at dining room furniture purchases as an indicator of family dining trends. They foun...


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