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Feel-Good Family Dinner: Myth or Reality?

(13) Comments | Posted June 2, 2011 | 3:08 PM

Help us find out with The Family Dinner Survey.

Family dinner: the very words suggest the nostalgic image of happy families sitting around the table, sharing stories and building memories. In reality, family dinner is a lightening-rod issue and a source of guilt for many parents. While some...

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The Power of Family Dinner to Fight Childhood Obesity

(95) Comments | Posted March 30, 2011 | 8:38 AM

Thanks to Michelle Obama and many public health advocates, much-needed attention has been directed to the epidemic of childhood obesity in America. Many possible interventions have been raised, including programs for healthier school lunches, more opportunities for play and recess, and less consumption of processed, poor quality foods.


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