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INFORMATION THREAD ONLY,

Linn
Just do it no matter what!
Mojave Desert, CA
Pacific time zone
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Select a healthy habit on which you will concentrate this week. Commit to sticking with it 6 days this week. You get one free day just in case. Post the healthy habit you will be working on in a reply on this thread.

Use one of the examples or select one of your own.

* Eat breakfast every morning
* Listen to a get-up-and-go song each day : 1x / day

1 pt. for each day you commit to your healthy habit and for posting your healthy habit on this thread. (Max 7)
10 bonus points for earning the 7 points.
Total pts. = 17
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My healthy habit is--
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6

1 pt. for each day you commit to your healthy habit and for posting it on this thread. (Max 7)
10 bonus points for earning the 7 points.
Total pts. = 17
My pts. =

Carmen
From lovely San Juan, Puerto Rico and loving the beach!!!

There's nothing wrong with using the word "diet". It comes from the Greek word "diaita", meaning way of life. So to lose weight and keep it off we need to change our way of life.



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WEEK 1 - CREATE A HEALTY HABIT



Select a healthy habit on which you will concentrate this week. Commit to sticking with it 6 days this week. You get one free day just in case. Post the healthy habit you will be working on in a reply on this thread.

Use one of the examples or select one of your own.

Examples:
* Drinking 8 cups of water
* Eating a fruit and/or vegetable every day
* Not eating in front of the TV
* No soda.
* Eat breakfast every morning
* No candy.
* No potato chips
* Not eating off the kids' plates
* Not eating standing up
* Take 20 minutes to eat dinner

1 pt. for each day you commit to your healthy habit and for posting your healthy habit on this thread. (Max 7)
10 bonus points for earning the 7 points.
Total pts. = 17
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My healthy habit is--
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6

1 pt. for each day you commit to your healthy habit and for posting it on this thread. (Max 7)
10 bonus points for earning the 7 points.
Total pts. = 17
My pts. =
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WEEK 2 - FEED SANTA'S REINDEER






CHALLENGE
*Print the card with the tasks. Tasks also listed below.
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*Do the task in each square.
*Do them in any order you choose.
*Do as many in a day as you want.
*Modify as needed to meet specific dietary concerns.

POINTS
Squares 1-8 = 1 pt. each (Max 8 pts.)
Bonus: Square 9 = 10 pts. (Max 10 pts.)
Total points possible = 18

10 low-glycemic fruits:
1. Cherries - GI score: 20
2. Grapefruit - GI score: 25
3. Dried apricots - GI score: 32
4. Pears - GI score: 38
5. Apples - GI score: 39
6. Oranges - GI score: 40
7. Plums - GI score: 40
8. Strawberries - GI score: 41
9. Peaches - GI score: 42
10. Grapes - GI score: 53
Information from Healthline.com
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1. Eat 3 low glycemic fruits during week.
2. Post healthy snack on team chat.
3. Eat high protein snack.
4. Post joke on All Teams.
5. Get a good nights sleep.
6. Drink 64 oz. healthy fluids.
7. Give an encouraging goodie to teammate.
8. Eat 3 veggies in one day.
9. Bonus: Finish all 8 square tasks for 10 bonus points.

POINTS
Squares 1-8 = 1 pt. each (Max 8 pts.)
Bonus: Square 9 = 10 pts. (Max 10 pts.)
Total points possible = 18
My pts. =
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WEEK 3 - HEALTHY EATING

CHALLENGE
Give up a favorite food for 5 days this week.
Chose from the list below or pick a food of your own.

1. Cake, donuts and muffins.
2. Cookies and biscuits.
3. Candy.
4. Chocolate.
5. White bread.
6. Ice cream.
7. Fast food.
8. Chips.
9. Soda.

POINTS
1 pt. for each day you give up the food plus 2 free pts. (Max pts. 7)
10 bonus pts. for completing the challenge (Max 10 pts.)
Possible pts. = 17

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Week 3 I am giving up:
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Free
Free

POINTS
1 pt. for each day you give up the food plus 2 free pts. (Max pts. 7)
10 bonus pts. for completing the challenge (Max 10 pts.)
Possible pts. = 17
My pts. =

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WEEK 4 - EAT A RAINBOW



From everything we read it is apparent that we need to eat 3 to 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day.

CHALLENGE
1. Eat fruit or veggies (freggies) from 3 colors of the Rainbow 5 days this week. (M&M's and Skittles don't count!)
2. Post in your team chat room how you combined your fruit or veggies for one day.

POINTS
Earn 1 point for each day you eat a rainbow. (Max 5 pts.)
Earn 10 bonus points for eating a rainbow all 5 days.
Earn 5 points for posting in the chat room.
Possible points = 20

COLORS TO CHOOSE FROM
Green
Yellow
Orange
Red:
Blue
Purple
White

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Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Report to Chat Room -
POINTS
Earn 1 point for each day you eat a rainbow. ( Max 5 pts.)
Earn 10 bonus points for eating a rainbow all 5 days. (Max 10 pts.)
Earn 5 points for posting in the chat room. (Max 5 pts.)
Possible points = 20
My pts. =
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WEEK 5 - LET'S DO LUNCH



CHALLENGE
1. Eat a healthy lunch for 5 days.
2. Post a tip for preparing and/or selecting a healthy lunch or post a recipe on your team chat thread.

POINTS
1 point for each day you eat a healthy lunch. (Max 5 pts.)
2 pts. for posting a tip or recipe. ( Max 2 pts.)
Bonus: 10 pts for completing the challenge. (Max 10 pts.)
Possible pts. = 17

Idea came from Survey.
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LUNCH
Day 1:
Day 2:
Day 3:
Day 4:
Day 5:

Tip or Recipe:

POINTS
1 point for each day you eat a healthy lunch. (Max 5 pts.)
2 pts. for posting tip or recipe. ( Max 2 pts.)
Bonus: 10 pts for completing the challenge. (Max 10 pts.)
Possible pts. = 17
My Pts. =
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WEEK 6 - FABULOUS WINTER SIP UP

CHALLENGE

*This is a team effort.
*Track the ounces of healthy fluids you drink all week.
*Post your total ounces during Weigh-in.
*Bonus: Add 10 ounces to your total for each 200 oz. of fluids you drink.
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Track the healthy fluid oz. you drink each day.
Day 1.
Day 2.
Day 3.
Day 4.
Day 5.
Day 6.
Day 7.
*Bonus: Add 10 ounces to your total for each 200 oz. of fluids you drink.

My Total oz.:
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WEEK 7 - NUTRITION BINGO



CHALLENGE
1. One Bingo Card for the entire week.
2. Cross off each task as you complete it.
3. Squares can be done in any order.
4. Do as many squares in one day as you want.
5. Row B, third square down should say 1 day.
Nutrition Bingo Link:
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POINTS:

25 (1 point per box for each box)
50 for all rows (10 points per completed row)
50 for all columns (10 points per completed column)
20 for both diagonals (10 points per completed diagonal)
50 bonus points for blackout (entire card)
Total = 195 max possible points

BINGO CARD TASKS
B
Eat 1/2 cup any veggie
Measure your food for portion control
Track food for 1 day
10 Minutes to relax
Give up a favorite target food

I
Read Labels: Keep sugar under 30 grams
Drink 32 oz. healthy fluids
Eat 12 cup any fruit
Try for 20 grams of fiber
Prepare a homemade meal

N
Send your Team Mate Goodie to encourage them to play BINGO
Read a SparkPeople Nutrition Article
Free Space
Organize pantry shelf to check expiration dates
Eat 1/2 cup green veggie

G
Stay with calorie range
Share a healthy food you ate on All Teams chat thread
Drink 6 oz. healthy fluids before meals
Give up an unhealthy food for the day
Monitor salt intake for a day

O
Plan meals for a day
Eat 12 cup any fruit
Take 20 minutes to eat a meal
Earn 50 spark points
Post on your team chat thread
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WEEK 8 - NUTRITION BOWL

This is the season for football Bowl games and we are invited to the Nutrition Bowl!

CHALLENGE
1. Each "Bowl" outlined below is for one day.
2. If you choose, you can do as many Bowls in one day as you would like.

NUTRITION BOWLS
Fruit Bowl: Eat 2 servings of fruit.

Veggie Bowl: Eat 3 servings of veggies.

Sugar Bowl: Limit sugar to 15 grams per meal or snack.

Water Bowl: Drink 48 oz. healthy fluids.

Friendship Bowl: Encourage teammates in the team chat room.

Sun Bowl: Get some Vitamin D by spending 10 minutes in the sunshine, taking a supplement, or eating a Vitamin D supplemented food or drink.

Rose Bowl: Send a flower to a teammate's Spark Page.

SCORING
Each Bowl = 1 pt. (Max 7 pts.)
Bonus: Complete all 7 Bowls = 10 pts. (Max 10 pts.)
Possible pts. = 17

Thank you to Marcia (MarcialS51) from the Crystal Tigers for the idea.
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Fruit Bowl: Eat 2 pieces of fruit.

Veggie Bowl: Eat 3 veggies.

Sugar Bowl: Limit sugar to 15 grams per meal or snack.

Water Bowl: Drink 48 oz. healthy fluids.

Friendship Bowl: Encourage team mates in your team chat room.

Sun Bowl: Get some Vitamin D. Spend 10 minutes in the sunshine, take a supplement, eat a Vitamin D supplemented food or drink.

Rose Bowl: Send a flower to a teammate's spark page.

SCORING
Each Bowl = 1 pt. (Max 7 pts.)
Bonus: Complete all 7 Bowls = 10 pts. (Max 10 pts.)
Possible pts. = 17
My pts. =
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WEEK 9 - THE 7 DAYS OF NUTRITION

CHALLENGE
1. Follow the "7 Days" schedule as outlined below.
2. Modify or change tasks to fit your special diet needs.

EXAMPLE: On the DAY1 you only do the 1st day - On the 2nd day you do 1st & 2nd days - .
-On the 3rd day you do the 1st, 2nd & 3rd days, etc.-

SCORING
Each day completed = 5 pts (total 35 pts max)
Bonus: 10 pts. for completing all 7 days. ( Max 10 pts.)
Total pts.= 45
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NUTRITION TASKS

Day 1
Eat something green.

Day 2
Eat something green
Track my water, yes in deed.

Day 3
Eat something green,
Track my water, yes in deed,
Include a fruit.

Day 4
Eat something green,
Track my water, yes in deed,
Include a fruit,
Eat something sugar free.

Day 5
Eat something green,
Track my water, yes in deed,
Include a fruit,
Eat something sugar free
Eat my breakfast

Day 6
Eat something green
Track my water, yes in deed,
Include a fruit,
Eat something sugar free
Eat my breakfast
Include 3 vegetables in a meal

Day 7
Eat something green,
Track my water, yes in deed,
Include a fruit,
Eat something sugar free,
Eat my breakfast,
Include 3 vegetables to a meal,
Add a happy note on All Teams Chat.

SCORING
Each day completed = 5 pts (Max 35 pts.)
Bonus: 10 pts. for completing all 7 days. ( Max 10 pts.)
Total pts.= 45
My pts. =
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WEEK 10 - EAT THOSE FREGGIES PRESENTED BY --



Harvest time is over but we still need to eat those freggies.

CHALLENGE
Eat your veggies and fruit (freggies) this week .
You will work together as a team.

SCORING and POINTS
**Each HELPING of a FREGGIE = 1 pt.
**No specific serving size required.
**Three to five servings a day is a good number to shoot for. Not Required.
**Post your total servings on the Reporting template for the Nutrition ITC at weigh-in time.

Thank you for the Challenge, Lovely Limes.
Art work by Wonder--Woman (Cathe')
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Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
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Linn
Just do it no matter what!
Mojave Desert, CA
Pacific time zone
BL Black Panther Fall Team, Leader
BL Leader Team, Co Leader
Biggest Loser Fall All Teams, Co Leader
The Savvy Seniors, Co leader




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