Nationally proven from a well-documented program that originated
in Maine, "5210 Every Day!" promotes four practices that can be
adopted daily by children and parents to improve overall health and
The campaign components include an introductory video (below),
posters, brochures, fliers and other branded materials that will be
provided to schools, childcare centers and healthcare facilities
throughout San Diego County. Parents, kids, teachers, businesses
and other San Diegans are invited to download these free
Energize Your Body with Fruits and Vegetables!
This flyer from the Network for a Healthy California illustrates
recommended portion sizes for various fruits and vegetables.
Produce Quick Tips
This online tool from the Network for a Healthy California
educates shoppers on selecting and preparing the best produce the
grocery store has to offer.
Everyday Healthy Meals
This resource from the Network for a Healthy California is an
expansive guide on fruit and vegetable consumption recommendations
and healthy meal ideas.
Guide to Managing Your Television: Tips for your family
Need help dragging your children away from the television?
University of Michigan offers tips, resources and data.
Managing Your Child's Screen Time
This article offers data on the effects of screen time on
adolscents and tips on how to motivate them to get out of the house
Making Physical Activity a Part of a Child's Life
This article from the CDC educates parents on the importance of
physical activity and offers tips for getting your child moving.
The article also includes information on encouraging physical
activity among children with physical disabilities.
Start Walking Now
This American Heart Association website is dedicated to making
walking part of daily life, offering tips on mapping a walking
route and involving friends and neighbors.
10 Tips to Get More Exercise
This quick guide offers tips on how to get moving and make
physical activity a habit.
Rady Children's Hospital offers important facts about sugary
drinks as well as how they can influence your child's health.
Obesity and Soft Drinks
This brief article summarizes the need for children's education
around sugary drinks.
Healthy Drinks for Kids
Rady Children's Hospital hosts a webpage directed at parents
seeking to replace sugar-sweetened beverages in their household. It
offers viable sugary drink replacements, their nutrition
information and tips for quelling sugar cravings.
The 5-2-1-0 messaging campaign was adapted from Let's Go! for
use in Western Chula Vista via the Healthy Weight
Collaborative. The Healthy Weight Collaborative is a
project of the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and
the National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality (NICHQ).
Our shared vision is to create partnerships between primary care,
public health, and community organizations to discover sustainable
ways to promote healthy weight and eliminate health disparities. In
San Diego County, Healthy Weight Collaborative efforts are focused
in the community of Western Chula Vista. Partners include:
See our latest newsletter and the COI calendar for upcoming
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