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Well Connected Challenge Eat Fruit

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

In week two of our Well Connected Challenge, we are encouraging you to go on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and share a photo of fruit you are eating this week. By entering the contest you will be entered into a drawing to win a FitBit!

Our goal is to inspire a more vibrant, healthier world for our community. At Doylestown Health, our physicians, nurses and associates strive to get you well and help you stay well. That's why we invite you to join our 6 Week Well Connected Challenge so that you may take a moment to enjoy and share the things that help you to live a full and healthy life.

Weekly Challenge

Well Connected Challenge - Fruit

Each week we will have a new wellness challenge and encourage you to participate. Small lifestyle changes can have a major impact on your overall health and well-being.

Week 2 - Eat Fruit

Eating a healthy diet rich in fruits may reduce your risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke and may also protect against certain types of cancer. Eating fruit provides health benefits which include:

  • Most fruits are naturally low in calories, sodium and fat
  • Reduce risk for obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, including heart attack and stroke
  • Eating a diet rich in some vegetables and fruits may protect against certain types of cancers
  • Fruits provide many essential nutrients that many of us need which include potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C and folate
  • Fiber-rich fruit helps satisfy hunger with fewer calories helping you to maintain a healthy body weight

Follow These Steps

  1. Follow Doylestown Health on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  2. Take a photo of the weekly health challenge.
  3. Submit it on social media.
  4. Enter each week!
    • A new winner will be chosen each week and a grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the Challenge.

Prizes

  • Grand Prize FitBit (R)
  • 2nd Prize Nutritional Counseling Session
  • Weekly Prize Water Bottle

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