Bring the VegOut! Challenge To Work

Cooking classes make great team building events.
Cooking classes make great team building events.
According to the CDC, in 2010 only about 26% of adults ate vegetables three or more times a day. For companies, Part of being a wellness director is to motivate and inspire colleagues to maintain a healthier lifestyle. Make participating in VegOut! the first step to building a happier and healthier team. VegOut! challenges you to eat 30 different vegetables in 30 days. You can pick a new vegetable every day or eat ten in one day, as long as you track it on your log and complete it in 30 days. Continue reading…

Soccer Star Brian Ching Launches VegOut! 2015

Gracie & Brian ChingNearly 100 gathered for breakfast at Canopy restaurant in Houston on Wednesday morning, February 25 to celebrate the launch of VegOut!Challenge 2015. Celebrity emcee, Brian Ching talked about his experience with Recipe for Success Foundation at Rodriguez Elementary School where he was impressed by the children’s enthusiasm for and knowledge of fresh produce. He shared that he was personally looking forward to the challenge as a way to expand his vegetable repertoire and that especially after retiring as Captain of the Houston Dynamo, he has to be particularly mindful of his diet. Ching introduced Gracie Cavnar, founder of Recipe for Success Foundation, who talked about the origins of their VegOut! Challenge. Continue reading…

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Throws Down the Gauntlet

VegOutSASan Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor launched her year long VegOutSA campaign with a call to action to take the VegOut! Challenge in March during her morning proclamation at San Antonio City Hall on Tuesday, February 24. Mayor Ivy Taylor, joined by members of the Mayors Fitness Council, challenged the city’s businesses to VegOut! in the workplace and support their employees efforts to complete the 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge this March. Continue reading…


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