Let's Go! 5-2-1-0

5210logo.pngLet’s Go! 5-2-1-0, helps kids and families eat healthy and be active. It is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program designed to increase healthy eating and active living in children from birth to 18. Let’s Go works in six settings (schools, early childhood, after school, healthcare, workplace, and community) to reach children and families where they live, study, work and play. Let’s Go! is centered on the common message of “5210”.

5 – fruits and veggies

2 – hours or less of recreation screen time*

1 – hour or more of physical activity

0 – sugary drinks, more water and low-fat milk

*Keep TV/computer out of bedroom. No screen time under the age of 2.

Screening is the first step to enroll kids in the program. A free, 15 minute screening appointment assesses:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • BMI
  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart
  • Lungs

Each screening concludes with a short consultation to set a challenge goal on a 5-2-1-0 area to work on improving.

Tools

Track your progress with the 5-2-1-0 trackers. Download the PDF and print. These trackers are also available FREE at Arlington Medical Center.

5 - fruits and veggies

2 - hours or less of recreation screen time

1 – hour or more of physical activity

0 – sugary drinks, more water and low-fat milk

For more information on the 5-2-1-0 program, click HERE.

To setup your 15 minute screening appointment, call Arlington Medical Center at (605) 983-3283.