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Grow Happy Cooks!

When was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a meal together? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops for an evening meal can be almost impossible! However, research is beginning to show that eating as a family has great benefits for your children and teenagers. Here are 8 more reasons why you should try to sit down together 5-6 times a week, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

1. Kids Might Learn to Love Their Veggies

2. Its the Perfect Setting for New Foods

3, You Control the Portions

4. Healthy Meals Mean Healthier Kids

5. Family Dinners Are a Good Distraction From Outside Temptations

6. Better Food Helps Kids Do Well In School

7. Supper With Family Can Be A Stress Reliever

8. Home Meals Help Families Save Money