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Litchfield County Sports and Fit Together. A terrific combination.

POSTED November 27, 2018
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney

Litchfield County Sports is proud to collaborate with Fit Together!

Fit Together: Northwest CT Healthy Eating & Active Living Initiative

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital collaborated with the Northwest YMCA in a community wide health initiative called Fit Together 5210.

Our mission is to build the healthiest kids, families and communities through sustainable strategies that foster healthy eating and active living.

Our dream is that Torrington & Winsted will be recognized as the healthiest communities in Connecticut. Our future is held by our children and our challenge is to give them the best chance to live long, healthy and productive lives.

Fit Together adopted “5-2-1-0” as a central message for all of its initiatives. Let’s Go!, a childhood obesity prevention initiative in Maine, originally developed the 5-2-1-0 message, which stands for:

5- Or more fruits and vegetables a day

2- Hours or less of recreational screen time a day

1- Hour or more of physical activity a day

0- Sugary sweetened beverages

Fit Together is working with each schools’ wellness team to implement the 5210 program, helping to make healthy choices for kids, easy choices.  Stayed tuned for Fit Together 5210 updates!

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