Mothers and meals. The effects of mothers’ meal planning and shopping motivations on children's participation in family meals

@article{McIntosh2010MothersAM,
  title={Mothers and meals. The effects of mothers’ meal planning and shopping motivations on children's participation in family meals},
  author={William Alex McIntosh and Karen S. Kubena and Glen C. Tolle and Wesley R. Dean and Jenna Anding},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2010},
  volume={55},
  pages={623-628}
}
Participation in family meals has been associated with benefits for health and social development of children. The objective of the study was to identify the impact of mothers' work of caring through planning regularly scheduled meals, shopping and cooking, on children's participation in family meals. Parents of children aged 9-11 or 13-15 years from 300 Houston families were surveyed about parents' work, meal planning for and scheduling of meals, motivations for food purchases, importance of… CONTINUE READING

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