2013-02-26 | Press release

Only 72 hours left to register for the Health Challenge and the Quit to Win! Challenge

Registrations are open until Friday, March 1 inclusively.

Montréal, February 26, 2013 – There are only 72 hours left to register for the 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge and the Quit to Win! Challenge, two campaigns promoting healthy lifestyle habits initiated by ACTI-MENU.

Quebecers are invited to register for free immediately, by visiting HealthChallenge.ca or quitchallenge.ca. The Health Challenge and the Quit to Win! Challenge will take place between March 1 and April 11. By taking up one or other of the challenges, participants have a chance of winning one of the prizes offered, while taking advantage of support to improve their lifestyle habits.

The 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge

To take up the Health Challenge is to aim at reaching three goals to improve one’s physical and mental health:

  • 5 Goal: eating at least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day
  • 30 Goal: being active at least 30 minutes a day
  • Wellness Goal: thinking about one’s strengths for increased wellness in life

The spokesperson for the Health Challenge, actor and host Mélanie Maynard, invites the population to register immediately, either alone, as a family, or as part of a team for a maximum of motivation!

For more information: HealthChallenge.ca.

The Quit to Win! Challenge

The Quit to Win! Challenge invites smokers to quit smoking for at least six weeks, from March 1 to April 11. Participants have access to numerous free support tools, including exclusive access to the Participant’s file, the I’m Butting Out! encouragement e-mails and the Jean Coutu to the Rescue Support Kit.

On average, 2 out of 3 participants successfully meet the challenge of not smoking for the 6 weeks of the campaign!

For more information: quitchallenge.ca.

Still a few hours left for you to register

To join the thousands of Quebecers already registered, visit HealthChallenge.ca or quitchallenge.ca. Registrations end on Friday, March 1 at 23:59 (EST).

For more information on ACTI-MENU, visit actimenu.ca.

Available for interviews:

5/30 Health and Wellness
Mélanie Maynard
Actor and host
Spokesperson for the 2013 Health
Dre Johanne Blais
Family physician and ACTI-MENU
Quit to Win! Challenge Véronique Porlier
Ex-smoker and participant
in the 2012 Challenge
Dr. Roxane Néron
General practitioner and ACTI-MENU