Health-themed days to celebrate wellness

Choose a handful of national holidays to showcase your wellness efforts and reinforce healthy habits Every day is a good day to make healthy choices like eating fruits and veggies, limiting screen time, getting active for at least an hour, and drinking more water. But national observances provide opportunities to celebrate our progress and amp…

Three girls on bikes in the park

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3 Ways to Get 5 a Day

Strategies to help you eat more fruits and veggies If your family is trying to live a healthy lifestyle, one of the best things you can do is eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day. If you have a reluctant eater, appeal to his curious side and approach the goal as…

Celry sticks with peanut butter and cream cheese

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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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