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​Live 5-2-1-0

Live 5-2-1-0 is a simple, easy-to-remember message to help kids and families adopt healthy habits.

We know that a consistent message that is supported by a healthy community environment is important. By working together with communities, Live 5-2-1-0 helps build partnerships and opportunities to create healthy environments where kids can eat well and be active every day.

What is Live 5-2-1-0?

Live 5-2-1-0 provides four simple guidelines for raising healthy children:

  • 5 - Enjoy five or more vegetables and fruits every day
  • 2 - Limit screen time to no more than two hours a day
  • 1 - Play actively for at least one hour a day
  • 0 - Drink zero sugary drinks

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How do you Live 5-2-1-0?

Watch our 'Just one thing' video below to find out how you can change one thing – as a family or a community leader – to help kids choose healthy. 

Share your one thing with us on Twitter using the hashtag #live5210.


More information 

Visit the Live 5-2-1-0 website to learn more about the program and access free resources to help you, your family and your community Live 5-2-1-0 every day.

Live 5-2-1-0 is an initiative of BC Children’s Hospital, led by the SCOPE Team. It is supported by the Canadian Institute for Health Research and Healthy Families BC. The program was launched in 2009 with support from Child Health BC, the Childhood Obesity Foundation, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
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