5-2-1-0: An Easy Way to Family Wellness!
When you're short on time, living healthy can be a tall order.
Resources to be Healthy Together
The pace of life in today's fast-food, media-driven culture doesn't make it easy if you're busy and seeking optimum health for yourself and your family.
Henry Ford LiveWell can help with the "5-2-1-0" roadmap to well-being -- a national nutrition and fitness initiative developed by the American Medical Association; Maternal and Child Health Bureau; and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The goal is to help your family become healthier and happier by promoting smart eating and physical activity in practical, enjoyable ways.
The "5-2-1-0" Game Plan
|Servings of fruits and vegetables every day. They're loaded with nutrients that boost energy, fuel brain cells, and fight sickness.
||hours or less of screen time every day. Research shows a direct link between excessive screen time and weight trouble.
||hour or more of physical activity or 20 minutes of vigorous activity at least 3 times a week. Exercise enhances health and stamina, lifts mood and helps shed pounds.
||sugar-added beverages; restricting pop, sports drinks and fruit drinks. Instead, drink more water and low-fat milk.
Print off your very own 5-2-1-0 Tracker and start monitoring daily activity and nutrition! This tracker helps kids and families eat healthy and be active.