Young children who eat the same meals as their parents are more likely to have healthier diets than those who eat different foods.

Read The Herald’s feature based on Growing up in Scotland research findings by Valeria Skafida, research fellow at Centre for Population Health Studies/Centre for Research for Families and Relationships, working on An Appetite for Life project. Read the press release 24/4/2013

Read the published research paper http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9566.12007/pdf

Read Valeria’s blog and Briefing no 62 “Is there something special about family meals?” Find out more about Growing up in Scotland

Or get a flavour of Valeria’s ‘research in a nutshell’ watch this: http://www.nutshell-videos.ed.ac.uk/valeria-skafida-childhood-nutrition/

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