Why Family Dinners Are More Important Than We Know

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Start young for long-term benefits

As for healthy habits, research shows family meals can encourage these. One study found that having regular meals with kids starting as early as age six can lead to lower consumption of soda by age 10, and better overall physical fitness. Kids who engage in regular family dinners starting at age six also prove to have better social skills than those who do not.

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