Let's Go! 5-2-1-0

Healthy foods at meals, snacks and celebrations make for healthy children.

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Limiting screen time can help children get better sleep, improve their grades, and lower their risk for obesity.

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Daily physical activity is essential to learning; active students are better academic performers with improved attention and attitude.

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Children get too much sugar from juice, soda, sports and energy drinks. Water is the best choice.

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5-2-1-0 Let’s Go!

Let’s Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program implemented throughout Maine and in a few communities in neighboring states. We partner with schools, child care and out-of-school programs, healthcare practices and community organizations to change environments where children and families live, learn work and play. We developed 5-2-1-0 as the foundation for change.

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2016 Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report shows just how much we’ve grown over these past 10 years, from 19 towns to 229, and from 27 Let’s Go! champions to nearly 1,000. With that growth we’ve seen real change: sugary drinks are less available in the places where Let’s Go! works, and fruit and veggie consumption is higher at Let’s Go! schools. Read all about it here.

 

5 year cover Our 5-Year Plan, 2017-2021

Let’s Go! is always looking forward and we hope you’ll join the journey ahead. This plan provides an overview of how we’ll grow to meet our communities’ needs in the coming years. 

 

How to Start Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids? The idea might sound uncomfortable, overwhelming, or even dangerous. But if we want our kids to love nutritious food, understand the importance of a home cooked meal, and eventually be able to shop for and prepare their own healthy meals, we need to empower them to find confidence in the kitchen from… Read more »

 

The Importance of Cooking With Kids

Allowing kids to help plan and prepare meals—including everything from chopping to stirring at the stove—can feel like a big challenge when we’re rushed to get food on the table. It might mean more time and more mess, at least in the beginning. But there are many benefits for kids of all ages who get… Read more »

 

National Training Opportunity June 1st – 2nd in Portland, Maine  

This comprehensive 1.5 day training is for those interested in learning how to develop, execute and evaluate an integrated childhood obesity prevention program in your community. Learn more and register here. 

 

Yahoo! Let’s Go! is this year’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Beneficiary. 

Race day is August 5, 2017 in beautiful Cape Elizabeth, Maine. For more details visit beach2beacon.org