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5-A-Day Challenge

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Eat five or more servings of fruit and vegetables every day for better health!

Fruits and vegetables are the cornerstone of a healthy diet. They're packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and satisfaction.

Here's the challenge:
  • Eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables every day;
  • Track your servings daily for three weeks; and
  • Submit your scorecards at the end of each week.

Dates:
Week 1: July 22-28, 2013
Week 2: July 29 - Aug. 4, 2013
Week 3: Aug. 5-11, 2013

Challenge Information

How to Get Started:

If you are currently participating in Sonic Boom and would like to participate in the online version of this program, please see program instructions for Online Tracking below.

If you are not currently participating in Sonic Boom and would like to participate in the online version of 5-A-Day, or you would like to participate in the paper-based version, go to Register Now and complete the online form. You can also sign up with your wellness coordinator and follow Paper-Based Tracking instructions below.

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Online Tracking

  • Go to mybenefits.county.org, select “Get Connected” and click on the “Sonic Boom” link
  • Click on the “Wellness Incentives” tab on left side of your personal dashboard
  • ​Use the Fruit & Veggie tracker to enter the five fruit/veggies you eat each day and watch the progress bar fill up as you reach your goal each day!  Each week you’re aiming for five days eating five fruits/veggies.
  • Each week that you complete the goal will count as one entry toward the prize drawings. Earn up to three prize drawing entries!


Paper-Based Tracking

  • After signing up, print scorecards for each week from the 5-A-Day Resources page; and
  • Simply record the fruit and vegetable servings you eat daily and tally your score (1 serving = 1 point) at the end of the week;
  • Total your points for every day of the week—weekends and weekdays; andscorecard.jpg
  • At the end of each week, submit your completed scorecard to your Healthy County wellness coordinator.
  • Coordinators will submit scorecards to TAC Healthy County at the end of the challenge, which will be entries into the prize drawings. Earn up to three prize drawing entries!


Prize Drawings

You can earn up to three prize drawing entries for one of the five $50 Gift Cards. You will be entered into the drawing for each week that you reach the goal of five days each week eating five fruits/veggies.