Fit Together in Action August
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Fit Together in Action August

Fit Together in Action August News Breakfast- start the day off right With school about to start in a few weeks I thought I would share the importance of starting the day off with a healthy breakfast choice. I know it is hard when people are busy but breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast breaks the overnight fasting period and replenishes your supply of glucose to boost your energy levels and alertness while also providing essential nutrients required for your good health. Here are some great ideas for foods to eat in the morning. Eggs are…
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Fit Together in Action-April
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Fit Together in Action-April

Fit Together in Action April News Let Nature, Nurture If we could bundle up what nature gives us and take it everywhere we go, we would all be better for it. Research has found that 20-30 minutes in nature or somewhere that gives the sense of being close to nature such as a park, a garden or a backyard can significantly reduce stress.  However even in nature we must still practice social distancing! For more information about 5210, please contact Jessica Stewart, Fit Together 5210 Youth and Families Coordinator at (860)806-1825 or jstewart@how2fitkids.org. Worksite Wellness With employers and employees alike…
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Fit Together in Action- February
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Fit Together in Action- February

Fit Together in Action February News Fit Together 5210 School Highlights: Southwest Celebrates Valentine’s Day Southwest School sent a friendly reminder to the kids and their families about the school’s healthy celebration wellness policy. Instead of celebrating Valentine’s Day with candy and treats they have suggested fun holiday pencils, stickers and homemade cards. There are many fun ways to celebrate without a lot of treats and sweets. Some examples are verbal praise, special coupons, and dancing to your favorite song. The benefit of providing a non-food reward is that it creates an environment that fosters a healthy lifestyle and supports…
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Fit Together 5210 in Action- December
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Fit Together 5210 in Action- December

Fit Together 5210 December News   Fit Together 5210 School Highlights: Southwest Café Spotlight  By Jess Stewart I love meeting with the schools to see how they are spreading the 5210 message to their students and families. On a recent visit to Southwest, I was made aware that Melissa Rowan, the food service manager was promoting both the 5 and the 0 to the kids in her cafeteria. She encourages water intake by providing giant water coolers for the students and she also makes fun and exciting fruit and vegetables displays to grab the kid’s attention. THANK You Melissa for…
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