Healthy Counts for kids

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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 our health optimization services team, 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

    A Health Routine Kids Can Count On

    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®.

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    Contact the Healthy Weight Center

    Call us for more information or to schedule an appointment.