September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, which means it’s the perfect time to take stock of your family’s nutrition. Days in the Marine Corps can be long, and sometimes the last thing you want to do after work is exercise or prepare and cook a nutritious meal. It’s tempting to just order takeout and relax on the couch with your family. That’s why the Department of Defense has devised the 5210 plan to make things simpler for you.
What is the 5210 plan?
5210 is an easy-to-remember plan that spells out exactly what you need to keep yourself and your family healthy and fit.
What does 5210 stand for?
You can implement all these changes at once, or start with one and work your way up to following the full 5210 plan. Here are some simple lifestyle changes to get you started:
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