“Eat Better, Eat Together” is all about making intentional choices. When we eat together we tend to slow down, make better nutritional choices, be less prone to stress eating and bingeing, and allow more time to rest and digest. Children tend to mimic the behaviors of those around them, and this applies to meal habits in a big way. Here are a few reasons to re-strategize mealtimes at home:
With our always-on-the-go lifestyles, it may not surprise you that 46% of Americans eat dinner alone, and an average of 44% of young adults eat while distracted- while driving, on the phone, working, or watching television1. But what’s the risk of solitary, unfocused eating?
Try putting some healthier eating habits into practice with YOUR family and friends!