Live 5-2-1-Almost None everyday:
  • Five or more fruits and vegetables
  • Two hours or less of screen time
  • One hour of physical activity
  • Almost none of items such as soft drinks, sports drinks, and fruit drinks that are not 100% fruit juice

Our Formula for a Healthy Lifestyle

Nemours Health and Prevention Services (NHPS) and the Nemours Florida Prevention Initiative have a daily formula to help parents and educators teach healthy habits to children, the 5-2-1-Almost None Guide.

Download 5-2-1-Almost None Overview: English | Spanish


Contact Us

To find out about related events, workshops, or other ways to work in your community to promote healthy eating and physical activity, or to send your comments and suggestions, contact us at (302) 444-9100 or nhps_info@nemours.org.

Parent- and Kid-Friendly Handouts

Download these handouts to help teach your kids about 5-2-1-Almost None. Available in English and Spanish.


Fact Sheets
for Parents

5 or More:
Fruits and Vegetables
2 Hours or Less:
Screen Time
1 Hour:
Physical Activity
Almost None:
Sugary Beverages
English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish

Fact Sheets
for Kids

5 or More:
Fruits and Vegetables
2 Hours or Less:
Screen Time
1 Hour:
Physical Activity
Almost None:
Sugary Beverages
English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish

More Fun Activities for Kids

  • Printable Placemat (PDF): This fun placemat helps kids learn about 5-2-1 Almost None through word games and coloring activities.
  • Make Your Own Vegetable Soup (PDF): Have kids pick and color their favorite veggies for vegetable soup.

Materials for Educators

Teach your students to eat healthy and exercise daily by using the daily formula for a healthy lifestyle. Download these handouts to help teach your kids about 5-2-1-Almost None. Available in English and Spanish.


Fact Sheets
for Parents

5 or More:
Fruits and Vegetables
2 Hours or Less:
Screen Time
1 Hour:
Physical Activity
Almost None:
Sugary Beverages
English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish

Fact Sheets
for Kids

5 or More:
Fruits and Vegetables
2 Hours or Less:
Screen Time
1 Hour:
Physical Activity
Almost None:
Sugary Beverages
English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish English | Spanish

Activities for the Classroom

Almost None Sugar Shock Kit

The Almost None Sugar Shock Kit provides a fun and interactive way to show how much sugar is in some popular drinks. It can be used to discuss the difference between healthy and sugary drinks, and the reasons why sugary drinks should be limited.


5-2-1-Almost None Bulletin Board

Design your own 5-2-1 Almost None bulletin board to display in your classroom or at home.

How to Get Started

Match up the number with the healthy lifestyle recommendation — for example, display the number "5" next to the text saying "Eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day."

Download free graphics from NHPS, or from other organizations that promote similar concepts. Use them as a starting point to add interest to your 5-2-1 Almost None bulletin board.

5-2-1-Almost None Graphics (8.5 x 11 in., PDF): English | Spanish

Here are some samples and ideas: