Starting Sunday, June 21 @ 11:59 PM, until Sunday, June 28 11:59 PM  your challenge is to ...

Eat 1 Serving of Super Foods Everyday


Super foods are foods that are a great source of nutrients, and contain plentry of health benefits. This week we challenge you to have recommended servings of any of the following super foods. Please note that it doesn't have to be the same super food every day. Omega 3 fatty acids - reduces risk of stroke and heart attack (ex. One small serving of almonds, walnuts, or peanuts).
  • Omega 3 fatty acids - reduces risk of stroke and heart attack (ex. One small serving of almonds, walnuts, or peanuts)

  • Flax Seeds - slightly lowers blood pressure (ex. Sprinkle ground flaxseed in cereal, yogurt, steamed vegetables, and salads)

  • Probiotics - balances digestive system (ex. Non-fat Greek yogurt, unfermented milk like Yakult)

  • Phytosterols - has the ability to lower cholesterol (ex. Broccoli, spinach, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, and more)

  • Berries - improves immune function, reduces risk of heart disease (ex. Acai berries, gogi berries, blueberries)

  • Quinoa - high quality protein, helps to prevent diabetes


Please only take these super foods in one serving and in moderation.

Suggested Reading:
Presentation - Learn more about Super foods.




This challenge was closed on 6/28/2015


7  members have accepted this challenge.
7  members have completed this challenge.

Congratulations to these participants for completing the challenge. 
Ashok Savla 
Hemant v. V Gandhi 
Jagruti V Shah 
Naresh K Chadha 
Pravin Dagli 
Rajesh Mehta 
Smita V Doshi 

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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