Take the Dare Challenge

The Dare to be Healthy initiative is issuing a challenge to all Calcasieu Parish residents…….

 

This Week’s “Take the Dare” Spend your food dollars wisely and make healthy food choices.

 

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Start walking in your neighborhood or at local park.  Whatever you do just move.  See the 20 benefits of walking below!

Week 2 Challenge-Benefits of Walking

 

This Week’s “Take the Dare” Learn how to cook healthier.  Here are some tips.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Learn how to read nutrition fact labels it will help you make wiser food choices.  Here are some tips.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Save calories by avoiding fast food. Eat fresh.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Eliminate diet sodas and drink more water instead.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Combine good nutrition with physical activity. Here are 10 tips to show you how.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Spend more of your money on healthy food and less on fast food.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Eat better, Move more, and make Healthier choices.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Avoid Fast Food.  Save lots of calories and money. 

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Try these foods before you workout.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Strive to eat less fast food.  Here’s why:

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Strive to walk more

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Add more physical activity into your life.  Here are 50 ways to help you to be more active.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Say NO to junk food.  Try these alternatives instead.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Drink lots of water especially while working out.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Cut back on sodas to avoid consuming too much sugar.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Need help losing or controlling your weight?  Try these tips. 

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Need more energy? Try these foods.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Cut out all  diet sodas.  Drink more water instead.

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“This Week’s “Take the Dare” Increase your intake of fruit.  Here are reasons why you should.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Limit junk food try these alternatives instead.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Add aerobic exercises to your workout to strengthen your heart and lungs.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Eat Healthy It’s Good for the Mind, Body, and Soul.  These foods can help optimize brain function

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Eat less fast food and more whole foods

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Decrease the amount of sodas you drink and stop pouring on the pounds. 

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This Weeks’s “Take the Dare” Do you know which foods are the healthiest?  Try these

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Eat less C.R.A.P. and more F.O.O.D.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Think before you Eat.  Make Better Choices.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare”  Practice preparing a healthy plate

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This Week’s “Take the Dare”  Eat more Broccoli so you can enjoy all of its benefits

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Add more vegetables to your day.

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Start Walking towards better health

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This Week’s “Take the Dare” Drink More Water

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This Week’s “Take the Dare”  Know Your Numbers…join us at our FREE health screening event to check your blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose levels. 

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This Week’s “Take the Dare”  Don’t give up on your goals…when you lose fat all of these things happen as a result!

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This week’s “Take the Dare” Choose whole grains like oats to replace those high calorie pastries.  You can save calories and spare yourself

excess sugar and sodium.

 

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This week’s “Take the Dare”  Try the swap put challenge and swap bad habits for good ones. 

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This week’s “Take the Dare ” Incorporate these 6 health tips into your life

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This week’s “Take the Dare” Try this week’s Swap Out Challenge and swap bad habits out for good ones

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This week’s “Take the Dare”  Take the Swap out challenge and swap out bad habits for good habits

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This week’s “Take the Dare” Incorporate the physical activity pyramid into your life

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This week’s “Take the Dare” Stop Eating C.R.A.P and eat more F.O.O.D

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This week’s “Take the Dare” Strive to make your plate look like this

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This weeks’ “Take the Dare Challenge” Eliminate or limit the amount of fast food you eat

 

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This weeks’ “Take the Dare Challenge”  Limit your intake of sugary drinks and stop pouring on the pounds

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This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge”  Want a leaner body?  Try these foods.

Foods to Eat for a Leaner Body

This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” Move To Lose

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This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” Get your Kids Moving and Active

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This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” Get Your Diet Back on Track

10 ways to get diet back on track

 

This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” is to Move More

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This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” Try these fruit they will change your life

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This weeks “Take the Dare ChallengeIncrease your water intake

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This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” Choose Healthier Snacks

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This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” Eat more Fruits

more reasons to eat fruits

Download the “More Reasons to Eat Fruit” information sheet.

 

 

This weeks “Take the Dare Challenge” 50 Ways to put Physical Activity into your life

50 ways to put physical activity into your life

 

 

 “Take the Dare Challenge” Strive for 2 cups of  vegetables a day.

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Download the “Add More Vegetables to Your Day” information sheet.

 


 

 “Take the Dare Challenge” Strive to walk more.

Week 2 Challenge-Benefits of Walking

Download the “Benefits of Walking” information sheet.