Healthy Active Living with St. Joseph Healthcare

Be Active. Be a Family!

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shutterstock_95194951You may have heard it on the news or morning talk shows: Have dinner together as a family often. There’s even a national initiative, Family Day, that reminds parents “what your kids really want at the dinner table is you.”

Studies have found that kids who have frequent family dinners are less likely to use alcohol, tobacco, or drugs.

But it’s not just about the food, say experts: it’s about the connection. Whether you’re eating dinner, going for a nature walk, or holding a family karaoke night, spending time together builds healthy families and healthy kids.

CLICK HERE to read a great article from WebMD on fun, health activities for the whole family! Finally, we get to play with our food!

Thanks WebMD.

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