Plan a Simple But Impactful New Years Resolution For The Family
Posted on Dec 20, 2013 by Maggie LaBarbera
Have you thought about your New Year's Resolution for the family yet?
If you haven't a new study showing the importance of the family meal may be the perfect resolution. A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics evaluated the impact on teens who at dinner with their families.
The study looked at 2,793 middle and high school students from Minnesota.
On average, teens who had a family breakfast 1.5 times and family dinner meals 4.1 times a week showed a a higher intake of fruit, whole grains and fiber and a lower risk for overweight/obesity.
So this year, keep it simple but powerful! Make a resolution as a family to eat at least one meal a day together as a family.
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