Children playing

EARLY CARE PROVIDERS

Be a healthy role model:

  • Eat healthy foods. 
  • Limit use of handheld devices.
  • Participate in physical activity.
  • Drink water.

GET STARTED WITH 5-2-1-0:

Early care sites, including in-home care providers and child care centers, are invited to sign up as a 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Registered Site and join an important network of sectors working towards healthier environments where young Iowans live, learn and play. 

register

RESOURCES:

FACT SHEETS & ACTIVITIES:

apple5 or more fruits and vegetables every day

Tablet2 hours or less of recreational screen time every day  

Shoe1 hour or more of physical activity every day  

Cup0 sugary drinks - more water 

  • School Fact Sheets

    As places where kids spend so much time, schools are perfectly positioned to use 5-2-1-0 alongside nutritious food options and creative activity opportunities.

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  • Health Care Fact Sheets

    By incorporating 5-2-1-0 messages into your healthcare practice, you can promote healthy lifestyles and give your patients the tools they need to get and stay healthy.

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