Calm and Positive Family Meals can Manage Children’s Weight

October 14, 2014 3:27 PM

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New research found that having calm, positive and friendly family meals around the table could manage children's weight. The study is an add-on to a study published last week, which reported that family meals could keep obesity at bay.

In this study, the same research team headed by Jerica Berge, a psychologist at the University of Minnesota wanted to further examine the link between family meals and reduced risk of childhood obesity. They recruited 120 families with children between the ages of six and 12, who taped their meals u...

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