Nutrition

Family members too crazy-busy to sit down and eat together? The Family Dinner Project may help turn things around. The Cambridge-based initiative describes itself as “a growing movement of food, fun and conversation about things that matter.” Based in the Project Zero offices at Harvard University, The...

When our kids are cranky, irritable, aggressive or exhausted, the culprit may not be too little sleep or even a bad day at school. The real problem may be lurking in plain sight – on the dinner table. The typical U.S. diet leaves children overfed and...

Having trouble getting the family together for dinner? You’re not alone. Research shows that family dinners have declined by 30% over the past 20 years. Kids that have experienced childhood trauma are already at higher risk of obesity and unhealthy eating, so this decline is especially...