family

Graham Bones

Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9 PM

The Third Coast International Audio Festival presents this hour of stories about family ties, love and loss.

Family Meals Can Strengthen Bonds, Improve Nutrition

Dec 27, 2019
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During the holidays, many Hoosiers will sit down for family meals and recent data suggests these gatherings can have social, physical and emotional benefits.

Family mealtime can strengthen family connections and improve nutrition, says Indiana Youth Institute President Tami Silverman.

"It’s a protective factor all around, for teens as well as younger kids, so we know that big benefits to sitting down and having a meal together," says Silverman.