Five a Day Challenge Kicks Off

By: Heath Myrick
By: Heath Myrick

If your New Year's resolution includes loosing weight or healthy eating, a new campaign could help.

Your Hometown Television along with the Barren River District Health Department and Houchen's have teamed up to sponsor the 5 a Day Challenge. The program is aimed at inspiring and supporting you in you quest to eat at least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day.

Currently, Kentucky ranks 48th with only 16 percent of its population accomplishing the goal of 5 servings each day. Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that eating the recommended servings of fruits and veggies daily helps prevent cancer, stroke, cataracts, hypertension and obesity.

To find out what constitutes as a serving and how you could win hundreds in prizes for simply eating right, just visit www.5adaychallenge.com

The program officially kicks off Friday, Jan. 3rd.


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