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Risk-Behaviors

The Importance of Family Meals: Intro

Eating meals together as a family is incredibly important. Here is a statement from a report from the University of Florida on this topic:

In many of today's households, family dinners have become a thing of the past. With busy schedules held by both parents and children, many families rarely have time to eat dinner together. In recent years, nutrition professionals have been promoting family dinners as research demonstrates the benefits that eating together can provide to family members.

You may be wondering, “Why are family dinners so important?”