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Posted May 25, 2012 | Leave a comment
Help your kids to health by following 9-5-2-1-0
The ancient African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child" rings true today when thinking about the health of our children.
Childhood obesity and diabetes is on the rise. Parents, schools, medical providers, local farmers, and local governments can all work together to promote healthy lifestyles.
9 - Hours of sleep
2 - Limit screen time to two hours or less outside of school
1 - Get at least one hour of physical activity each day
0 - Eliminate sugar-added beverages
Contact your local Virginia Cooperative Extension office to get a listing of local farm markets in your area! http://www.ext.vt.edu/
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