Growing Healthy Family Postcard
All parents know that they should teach their children to eat healthy and encourage them to exercise. The 5-2-1-0 message provides suggestions for building healthy, active lives for everyone in the family. Staff can share this postcard with parents to put on the refrigerator as a reminder to make healthy choices every day.
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There are lots of ways to grow healthy but you don't have to do them all at once.
IDEAS FOR LIVING A HEALTHY ACTIVE LIFE
- Eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables a day.
- Keep screen time (like TV, video games, computer) down to 2 hours or less per day.
- Get 1 hour or more of physical activity every day.
- Drink 0 sugar-sweetened drinks. Replace soda pop, sports drinks and even 100% fruit juice with milk or water.
Growing Healthy Family Postcard. HHS/ACF/OHS/NCH. 2013. English.
Last Reviewed: June 2013
Last Updated: November 13, 2014