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More Healthy. More Happy.

Back to school can be a stressful time for families, especially after the past year. 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! is here to help. Following our evidence-based strategies can guide your family back to a routine, or maybe start one, for healthy eating and active living.

5210 Every Day!

Five or more fruits & vegetables
  • Aim to eat a wide variety of brightly colored fruits and vegetables.
  • Fill half of your plate with fruits and/or vegetables.
  • Frozen and canned are just as nutritious as fresh
  • Try new fruits and vegetables to discover what you like!
 Two hours or less recreational screen time
  • Keep TV and computer out of the bedroom.
  • No screen time under the age of 2.
  • Turn off screens during meal time.
  • Plan ahead for your screen time instead of just turning it on.
 One hour or more of physical activity
  • Take a family walk.
  • Turn on the music and dance.
  • Use the stairs.
  • Choose activities that you enjoy!
 Zero sugary drinks, more water
  • Keep sugary drinks out of the grocery cart.
  • Drink water when you are thirsty. It’s the #1 thirst quencher!
  • Keep a water bottle on hand and fill it up throughout the day.
  • Put limits on 100% juice.

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Healthy eating is one way to help set children up for success. Check out these quick and easy snacks that will fuel your child's brain!

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