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2014-04-03 10:39:45

Many food-insecure families also struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products.

2013-09-26 11:53:57

Many families struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products.

Adding Minutes To Family Mealtime Can Help Keep Childhood Obesity At Bay
2013-01-18 09:53:03

With the ever-present epidemic that is childhood obesity, it makes sense for parents to find ways to help teach their kids about healthy eating. A new study from the University of Illinois wants to help get that message across, especially to low-income families.

2011-02-04 12:43:55

A University of Illinois scientist reports that family mealtimes that contain three ingredients in the right amounts can improve the quality of life in children who have chronic asthma.

2010-03-16 13:50:22

Children who have asthma are at high risk for separation anxiety, but a new study has found a home remedy that parents can use—regular family mealtimes.

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2009-09-09 15:23:38

In a new report, University of Illinois professor Barbara H Fiese urges local, state, and federal governments, businesses, and community leaders to promote family mealtimes as a matter of public policy.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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