Healthy Counts

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children and families. Use “Healthy Counts,” nine recommended health tips from the Healthy Weight Center, encouraged by all health educators at Spectrum Health, to create a health routine you and your kids can count on: 

• Eight hours of sleep or more each night
• Seven breakfasts a week
• Six home-cooked meals a week
• Five servings of fruits and vegetables a day
• Four positive self-messages a day
• Three servings of low-fat dairy  a day
• Two hours maximum screen time a day
• One hour or more of physical activity a day
• Zero sugary drinks a day



Downloadable Resources

Counting may be one of the best ways to help a child get in shape. Download these free Healthy Counts materials, available with the support of Kohls Cares®.

Download the 8.5x11 poster (PDF)
Download the 8.5x11 poster, Spanish version (PDF)
Download the 11x17 poster (PDF)
Download the 11x17 poster, Spanish version (PDF)
Download the 18x14 2-Sided Placemat (PDF)