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September Is Fruits & Veggies–More Matters Month

Fruits & Veggies—More Matters is here to help you focus your attention on eating MORE fruits and vegetables! Add one more. Try something new. Educate yourself. Teach the kids. Try a new recipe.

The Facts
More than 90 percent of both adults and children do not eat the amount of fruits and vegetables recommended by the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate nutrition guide. But just remember two (2) things …fill half your plate with fruits and veggies at every eating occasion (including snacks) AND all forms … fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice … count toward your daily intake!

What You Can Do

Fruit & Veggie Happenings in Your Local Community

Things are happening in your local schools and grocery stores to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption and address childhood obesity and public health in general. Search by Zip to see what’s happening in your local community.

Fruit & Vegetable News
Check out the latest in fruit & veggie news. Read about everything from headliners and rumors … to research and policies that could affect you and your family. We’re your ‘go-to’ source for fruit and vegetable information and news. Go to In the News

Ways to Add More Fruits & Veggies to Your Day
Everyone can benefit from eating just one more serving of fruits or veggies. We can help …

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Teach the Kids

Recipes & Menus

Videos

Points:  75 one time (September 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017) – To complete this challenge, eat 75 servings.

Additional Activities:

ActivityDescriptionPoints PossibleDates
Swap Holiday Sweets for Healthier TreatsThe holidays are here, bringing good times, good cheer - and sweet treats that make it easy to go overboard on sugar. While its OK to indulge a little, swap out those sweets at least 10 times this season - your energy level and waistline with thank you. 100October 1, 2017 - December 27, 2017
Indoor No More (Winter)You might be tempted to just stay inside because its not warm and dry. Don't! Stay active even when it's cold out to beat the winter blues and get the exercise you need. Enjoy one hour of exercise at least three time per week. 50 per week, up to 650October 1, 2017 - December 27, 2017
Eat on the Edge90% of the most nutritious foods are on the perimeter of your grocery story. Shop the grocery store perimeter at least once a week. 25 per week, up to 1300January 2, 2017 - December 27, 2017
50,000 Steps per WeekReduce risk of heart disease and stroke, improve blood pressure, enhance mental well-being and reduce stress. Track at least 50,000 steps per week50 per week, up to 2600 totalJanuary 2, 2017 - December 27, 2017
Get MovingAim for at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week for lifelong health.25 per week, up to 1300 totalJanuary 2, 2017 - December 27, 2017

Grand Prize Vacation Getaway! 

Complete your well-being assessment and earn 2,000 points, or more, by September 30, 2017 for a chance to win one of six Hotels.com gift cards with $400 each in a random drawing. The more points you earn the more chances you have to win!

  • Level 1 – Earn It
    • Earn 2000 – 3,499 points and complete your well-being assessment
    • Reward: Subscribers (not dependents) that complete this level by September 30, 2017 will earn four total chances to win the Grand Prize Vacation Getaway (valued at $400 each).4
  • Level 2 – Keep Going
    • Earn 3,500 to 4,999 points and complete your well-being assessment
    • Reward: Subscribers (not dependents) that complete this level by September 30, 2017 will earn five total chances to win the Grand Prize Vacation Getaway (valued at $400 each).
  • Level 3 – Leading the Way
    • Earn 5,000 points or more and complete your well-being assessment
    • Reward: Subscribers (not dependents) that complete this level by September 30, 2017 will earn six total chances to win the Grand Prize Vacation Getaway (valued at $400 each).

 

 

 

Grand Prize Vacation Getaway! 

Complete your well-being assessment and earn 2,000 points, or more, by September 30, 2017 for a chance to win one of six Hotels.com gift cards with $400 each in a random drawing. The more points you earn the more chances you have to win! Scroll DOWN for more information.

 

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