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The area of wellbeing and emotional literacy has come to the fore in recent years as mental health issues among our youth continue to rise. This was highlighted in a study carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in 2013 as one in five young Irish adults aged 19-24 and one in 6 young people aged 11-13 who took part in the study were experiencing mental health problems at the time.
Children who eat regular family dinners grow up to be young adults who eat more healthily and have lower rates of obesity, while eating dinner as a family can also boost vocabulary.