Family Meals Nourish Well-Being Infographic
Meals Together Nourish a Family's Well-being
Eating together feeds the emotional well-being of all family members— especially children and adolescents.
- Better grades
- More motivated at school
- Fewer depressive symptoms
- Gets along better with others
- Fewer emotional difficulties
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American Heart Association and FMI Foundation are proud to jointly encourage family meals for the well-being of the mind, heart and body.