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, childcare 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.

5 – fruits and veggies
2 – hours or less of recreational screen time*
1 – hour or more of physical activity
0 – sugary drinks, more water

* Keep TV/computer out of bedroom. No screen time under the age of 2.

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lets go annual final 1-web-160px2014 Annual Report

2014 was a year of widespread, positive change. Our new annual report details healthy eating and active living success stories from across the state. Once you take a look inside, you’ll know why we’re celebrating.

 

mepph_mastheadLet’s Go! is Highlighted as an Answer to Mainers’ Health Challenges 

Let’s Go!’s childhood obesity prevention efforts came to light in a Portland Press Herald article discussing Maine’s Health Rankings. Specific County Health Rankings were also covered, allowing for comparisons across the state. 

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Let’s Go! Aroostook Receives $50,000 Grant

Let’s Go! Aroostook Program Coordinator Colette Thompson was interviewed for a news story about how her community is putting a generous grant from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to use.

Redy & ReeganJanuary 12-13, 2015: Maine School Nutrition Association’s Winter Conference

Let’s Go! Coordinator Reegan Brown will discuss Smarter Lunchroom techniques, providing plenty of local examples.

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What Let’s Go! Looks Like in Action

We wanted to share the following story to give you a better idea of how Let’s Go!’s multi-setting approach brings people together to help children establish healthy habits. Meet Izzie, … Continue reading

 
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New Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is about love and friendship; a special occasion to remind family and friends how much we care about them. So why are we celebrating with boxes of chocolates, … Continue reading