A family that eats together, stays together

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As heart-warming and comforting as it is to share a meal with your family, it has also been proven to reduce stress in a staggering 91% of families.

A recent survey revealed, winding down at the end of the day with a family meal can reduce stress, boost self-esteem and improve social connection, particularly for kids.

Highlights of the survey

A whopping 1000 US adults participated in this survey. Here’s how it went:

  • About 67% of respondents claimed that eating together with family serves as a reminder of the value of bonding between the family.
  • Eating together also is a great reminder to slow down and take a break according to 54% of respondents.
  • When having a meal with family, roughly 59% choose healthier foods.
  • 84% of respondent desire to eat meals together more frequently.

Therapy disguised as a family dinner

With everyone’s lifestyle being hyperactive and busy, it’s nearly impossible to catch a break and meet at the dinner table every day at a certain time. Even if it is not in person there are always our handy computers that can set up a video call right away to all your favorite people who are away from us. Because a family that eats together indeed stays together!

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