Teens who eat with the family have better diets later

09/14/2007 | Reuters

Teenagers who regularly sit down to dinner with the family tend to have better diets and eating habits as adults, according to new research. The findings show that teens who had eaten more family meals reported eating more fruits and vegetables and had higher levels of potassium, magnesium and fiber in their diets in their 20s than those who ate fewer meals with their families.

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