Family dining rituals affect BMI in children, study finds

11/7/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

A study in the journal Obesity says children who ate meals with their families, with the television off and staying seated until everyone was finished, had a lower body weight. Researchers also found that children who engaged in meaningful talks with their parents during dinner, particularly boys, showed lower BMI. Eating meals in the kitchen or dining room was associated with lower BMI in parents as well as children, researchers said.

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