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School Fact Sheets

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:

Schools and after-school programs 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:

IOWA TEAM NUTRITION:

Find additional resources and grant opportunities from the Iowa Department of Education.

FACT SHEETS & ACTIVITIES:

apple5 or more fruits and vegetables every day 

tablet2 or less hours of recreational screen time every day

Shoe 1 hour or more of physical activity every day

cup0 sugary drinks - more water 

  • 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count!

    When it comes to kids, there's one thing everyone wants – for them to be healthy! That's why Iowa has created Healthy Choices Count! It's a health-focused movement for kids that's under the nationally recognized program, 5-2-1-0.

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  • Order Form

    Order 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count materials including FREE posters and brochures, as well as a link to purchase 5-2-1-0 T-shirts!

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions for the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count!

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