Remember when mom wanted you home for dinner?

  title={Remember when mom wanted you home for dinner?},
  author={Chris K Stockmyer},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={59 2},
Limited information exists about the relationship between family dinner and the quality of children's diets. However, several studies suggest that foods obtained at home have more fiber, calcium, and iron, and less total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium than foods obtained away from home. The results of a recent study confirm and extend these observations by showing beneficial effects of family dinner on the diet quality of children ages 9 to 14. Nutritionists and health educators… CONTINUE READING


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