Sharing family meals linked to better adjusted children

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Healthcheck: Family meals can be beneficial: Ali Gorman reports on Action News at 5 p.m., December 14, 2017 (WPVI)

A study out of Canada shows the potential positive impact of having family meals.

Researchers followed 1,500 kids at age 6.

They found those who had meals as a family that encouraged conversation with limited conflict, seemed to be more physically fit and more well-adjusted by age 10.

Researchers don't know if it's the meals together or just a strong family bond that creates a positive impact, but it can't hurt to eat together.

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