Healthy Community

Hume H30 Challenge

What is the H30 Challenge all about? It’s about drinking more water and feeling better for it.

A new health campaign encourages Hume residents to swap sugary drinks for water for 30 days to show that a small change can start to make a difference to your waistline, wallet and your smile.

The H30 Challenge is an initiative of VicHealth that asks people to make a simple 30-day pledge to replace every sugary drink they would normally drink with water. The aim of the challenge is to help establish healthier habits, with water becoming the main choice of beverage in the long-term. 

Sugary drinks include sugar-sweetened soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit drinks, sports drinks, ready-to-drink iced tea, flavoured water and cordial.

Participants can join VicHealth’s H30 Challenge at any time convenient for them, for a 30 day period.
  
How to participate in the H30 Challenge

  1. Sign up at http://h30challenge.com.au/lga/hume
  2. Choose a start date that is convenient for you
  3. Switch sugary drinks for water for 30 days and reap the rewards
  4. You’ll receive regular emails to keep you motivated along the way!

Eligible participants will also go into the draw to win one of three $1000 Adrenaline gift vouchers.

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Physical Activity
Let’s get active Hume! There are many ways to keep fit across Hume City. Check out our Sport and Recreation information, or find a sport or physical activity group in our Community Directory.

Healthy Eating

Have you been to Bookmark 3047, a cafe run by us in partnership with Kangan Institute with a strong healthy food focus? Check out the Bookmark 3047 Facebook page to connect.

Breast screening

It is important for all women aged 50 to 74 to have a breast screen every two years. The screen only takes 10 minutes and is free. To book an appointment visit the BreastScreen Victoria website or call 13 20 50.

Community Gardens

There are five community fruit and vegetable gardens across Hume City. These gardens have been built and are being used by local residents and all are welcome to contribute and enjoy.

 


Updated : 4:24 PM, 12 April 2017

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