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More Healthy. More Happy.

Stay healthy and happy this summer by being active and eating well. Our tips below can help make it easy to live 5-2-1-0 every day.

5-2-1-0 Every Day!

 Five or more fruits & vegetables

Summer brings a lot of options for fresh fruits and vegetables. Find a local farmer’s market with this guide. Our Maine seasonal food guide has great options for any time of year.

 Two hours or less recreational screen time

The Summer weather is great for being outdoors and staying off screens. Check out these screen free activities to help limit recreational screen time to 2 hours or less a day.

 One hour or more of physical activity

Get outside and move! Try these everyday tips to help get 1 hour or more of movement every day.

 Zero sugary drinks, more water

Stay hydrated with water and say no to sugary drinks. Water is fuel for your body!

a young girl and adult biking together on a wooded trail

Move More

Take in a local trail and feel the health benefits of moving one hour or more each day outside. When we move our bodies, we release chemicals that improve our memory and focus and help put us in a good mood.

Remember, always wear a helmet!
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Free Lunch

Make it a Hot Lunch Summer - Maine's Summer Food Service Program! This summer, every child in Maine can access a free, healthy meal! Visit to find a location near you!

Family talking over food at a table

Family Meals on the go!

Eating as a family has many benefits including connecting with each other and eating healthier food. Even though summer can be busy, try to plan at least one family meal a week – either at the table or outside as a picnic. It’s time together well spent.

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