These are goals to strive for; no one is perfect and achieves all these goals every day. We want you to understand that the choices you make about food and exercise impact your physical and emotional health. Be empowered!
5 - Fruit/Vegetable servings per day (fresh is best)
4 - Dairy/Calcium-rich foods per day
3 - Bottles/glasses of water per day
2 - Hours of screen time (texting, computer, tv) per day
1 - Hour of exercise (can be broken down into smaller segments) per day
0 - Sweetened drinks (including sodas, sweet tea and fruit juices)
Make sure it includes a good source of protein such as egg whites, turkey bacon, greek yogurt, kashi cereal, protein smoothies.
Include “time outs” (read, listen to music, dance), blowing bubbles, doing something creative, and talking to a trusted adult.