Study: Children who spend more time at dinner table weigh less

01/23/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Children who eat with their families for at least 20 minutes four times a week have lower body weight than those who stay at the table for only 15 to 17 minutes, according to a study in Economics and Human Biology. The results suggest communication and scheduled meal times play key roles in children's weight, researchers said.

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