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

We’re celebrating 10 years of growth and what is now a movement of champions—from parents and principals, CEOs and social workers, to nutritionists and nurses—helping kids make healthier choices.

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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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Dr. Fanburg and Dr. Rogers join Maine Public Broadcasting Network in a conversation about screen time and media use. Listen here or get more Let’s Go! news here. 

 

siblings-watching-tvDr. Rogers, Director of Let’s Go!, pens screen time article for The Point

Tory breaks down the American Academy of Pediatrics’ newly released screen time recommendations in this Bangor Daily News piece.

 

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 »

 

Tips for Staying Active as a Family

Adults and kids alike are recommended to get physical activity everyday. How can we really make this happen for our kids and ourselves when we don’t even have time for the gym? We can start by rethinking our idea of physical activity! Although sustained aerobic exercise is an incredible workout, physical activity doesn’t have to… Read more »

 

2015 Let's Go! Annual Report_Cover_PNG2015 Annual Report

2015 was a year defined by partnership, new evidence, and widespread positive change. In our ninth annual report, we dig deep and highlight our evidence-based Strategies for Success, showing you why they are important and how they are changing environments and impacting healthy choices. We hope you’ll take a look inside and join in celebrating our successes in preventing childhood obesity! 

 

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.