HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Hawaii's keiki are fat and out of shape. Hawai'i Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education (HICORE), and healthcare partners to talk about the problem, cultural sensitivities around this complex issue, and the solutions. One of the solutions is the Hawaii 5-2-1-0 program! The program includes both education, and how physicians and FAMILIES can take action themselves to tackle obesity.
The name Hawai'i 5-2-1-0 sums up four key healthy lifestyle recommendations:
• 5 or more fruits or vegetables a day
• 2 hours or less of screen time a day
• 1 hour or more of physical activity per day
• 0 sugary drinks