Starting Sunday, February 24 @ 11:59 PM, until Sunday, March 03 11:59 PM  your challenge is to ...

Eat More Vegetables

In this week's challenge you must Eat More Vegetables. Eating vegetables provides health benefits - people who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to heave a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.

Health Benefits
  • Reduces risk for stroke and perhaps other cardiovascular diseases.
  • Reduces risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
  • Protects against certain cancers, such as stomach and colon-rectum cancer.
  • Fight bloat
  • Reduces the risk of developing kidney stones and may help to decrease bone loss.
  • Helps lower calorie intake
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease, and obesity
  • Lowers blood pressure

    Suggested Reading:
    Why is it important to eat Vegetables? - Learn more here.
    4 Surprising benefits of Vegetables - Learn more here.
    Benefits of Eating Vegetables - Learn more here.

  • This challenge was closed on 3/3/2019

    0  members have accepted this challenge.
    0  members have completed this challenge.

    The Weekly Health Challenge is a self-audited program designed to motivate the JCSC Wellness participants in reducing BMI on a weekly basis.

    How it works:
    1. Each week there will be a new health challenge. You can accept the challenge by accepting the pledge for each challenge. You can only accept a challenge from midnight on Sunday to midnight on Tuesday.

    2. At the end of the week, you can declare if you have completed the challenge. You can only mark a challenge as completed from midnight on Sunday to midnight on Tuesday.

    3. Every week, the participants that complete the challenge will be recognized on this page.

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