"We discuss healthy options all the time, and we do try to follow the 5-2-1-0 program," said Lynn. "I didn't know they were offering it here, but its great to see it".
Jines is the latest restaurant in Monroe County to earn the Healthy Hero restaurant designation.They've recently re-vamped their children's menu to include healthier alternatives. The menu now has a total of 10 meals that the Greater Rochester Health Foundation considers healthy.
"I've got two boys at home. They're 4 and 7, and those are things that we look for when we go out to eat - a choice," said restaurant owner Peter Gines. "If they decide to have a milkshake, they can have it, but if they want a cup of fruit they can have a cup of fruit too."
Fruit's not the only reason the restaurant received the designation. The menu also includes choices like skim milk and grilled chicken.
"Obviously with the menu size, and what we do, we cater a lot towards families. It was a no-brainer for us," said Gines.
39% of children in Rochester are overweight or obese according to the Greater Rochester Health Foundation. That's a statistic Arena wants to keep far from her family.
"That's pretty scary. I hope that my kids understand about eating healthy and they like to exercise, but our kids could be like that," said Lynn. "I'm just glad that this 5-2-1-0 program is out there and that kids are starting to understand it."