5-2-1-0 everyday: more water, less pop

If you are a regular reader of Jump IN for Healthy Kids’ blog, you’re familiar with the 5-2-1-0 concept: 5 fruits and vegetables, 2 hours or less of screen time, 1 hour of physical activity, and 0 sugar-sweetened beverages every day. Today we’ll share some information about achieving that 0, every day. This blog author’s…

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Childhood Obesity Costs Kids – and All of US

It turns out childhood obesity isn’t just bad for kids—it’s bad for Indiana’s economy. We know that childhood obesity increases the risk that children will experience avoidable disease and death when they grow up, diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Childhood obesity affects all age groups. Even toddlers are developing obesity more often than…

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