As the summer approaches, it's time to start thinking about kicking our health into high gear by not only losing weight but improving our heart health, lowering our blood pressure, and decreasing our risk of illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes.
It's Time to Make a Change
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the CDC. About 610,000 people die of heart disease every year.
29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and about 8.1 million of those people go undiagnosed. It remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It takes about 21 days to break a habit, so we're challenging you to take our ultimate health challenge! Are you ready?
Starting on June 1, 2015 and for the next 21 days, we will provide you with daily health tips for you to accomplish throughout each day. Each daily challenge has a point value. The more points you earn at the end of the challenge, the more you've succeeded! At the end of the 21-day challenge, tally up your points and share what you've got!
Your first challenge: avoid any added sugar, artificial sweeteners, and alcohol as much as you can for the next 21 days!
Please consult your physician before performing any of the challenges outlined in this program.