Healthy Lifestyle - Eating Together Background 

Importance of Topic to Practice
Dietary guidelines highlight the importance of eating together to support a healthy lifestyle and promote connection with others (1,2). In children and adolescents, consuming family meals more often has been associated with overall improved nutritional health (3), including an increased intake of vegetables and fruit (3-5) and a decreased intake of fast foods, soft drinks, and sugary or salty snacks (3). More regular family meals have been associated with a lower
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