Go for Zero: Cutting Back on Sugary Drinks

You may already know that 5-2-1-0 is a simple way to remember experts’ recommendations for good health. Perhaps you also know that the “0” reminds us to aim for zero sugary beverages and drink more water instead. But what if that zero feels daunting? How can you move your family from its dependency on sugary…

Bottle tops of sugary beverages

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The far eastside food desert gets an exciting boost

Jump IN is thrilled to announce the launch of the Heart Smarts program, part of our work with the Food Trust on the far eastside. The program was launched last week to a large crowd of neighbors and important local and community leaders (Mayor Hogsett spoke, as did State Senator Jean Breaux and State Rep…

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Meeting Jump IN’s summer interns…

Jump IN has been excited to welcome and work with two summer hires who have been working on exciting new projects and learning the ropes of the non-profit for the past few months. The newest member of the Jump IN team is Agrayan Gupta, an intern who has been with Jump IN since the beginning…

Allie and Agrayan in the Jump IN offices

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Back to school lunch planning? Turn to MyPlate

Most US children attend school for at least six hours every day and consume half of their calories there so it’s important for kids to practice healthy habits at school. It may seem like summer is only half over, but many schools start back up again in early August. Yep, it’s time to start thinking…

A healthy lunch full of fruits and vegetables

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What is healthy? Four simple steps anyone can take…

Has the USA women’s World Cup victory last week triggered conversations in your house about sports and having a healthy body?  Now is a great time to talk about the connection between physical activity and staying healthy.  You don’t have to be a world-class athlete to have strong bones and muscles. We at Jump IN…

5-2-1-0 every day

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