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Sitting down to a meal with everyone's hectic schedules is one of the hardest things to do as a family, but eating together provides big benefits.

Evidence suggests that a child that eats with their family is

  • Less likely to be overweight
  • Eat healthier foods
  • Behave better
  • Greater academic achievement
  • Improved psychological well being
  • Positive family interactions

We all want these benefits for our families!

Tomorrow we'll be sharing tips to help make family meal times a possibility. We'll also share a super easy recipe that even the kids can help with!

Read the Whole Meal Time Series

5 Tips for Family Meal Times Part 2

Family Meal Time Conversation Starters Part 3

Carrie Miller MS RD

Registered Dietitian from UNL Extension

Carrie Miller is a mother of two and Registered Dietitian with a Master degree in Nutritional Science and Dietetics. Carrie has worked at UNL Extension in Omaha for over 12 years managing the Nutrition Education Program and teaching limited resource audiences. Special interests include feeding children healthy, fun foods, and finding time to get outside and be active. Learn more about Carrie and the other UNL Extension nutrition experts at ...

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