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All About Autumn

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

All About Autumn

You feel it with the crispness in the air, hear it with the rustle of dried leaves, and smell it with nutmeg and cinnamon – fall has arrived! The fall season signals the close of the heat of summer and allows the Earth to ready itself for winter. Fall is also a great time to get out and enjoy the cooler weather. Everyone has their own way of celebrating the fall and in this week’s blog, the team at BRG shares how they get out and enjoy!   Bonnie: What I love most about fall is the...

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4 Tips to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

4 Tips to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check

Did you know that September is National Cholesterol Education Month? It’s the perfect time to schedule that physical and to make sure you get your cholesterol levels checked.   National Cholesterol Education Month is a great time to learn what cholesterol is and to understand the difference between “good” and “bad” cholesterol. While your body does need cholesterol to work properly, having more than what is necessary can lead to serious health issues such as cardiovascular...

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Fall for Vegetarian Options

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Fall for Vegetarian Options

Many people have decided to forgo meat and live a vegetarian lifestyle. The reasons people choose to make this change vary from person to person but there are plenty of plant-based food options available for anyone considering vegetarianism.   October is National Vegetarian Awareness Month and the fall is the perfect time to try out some meals without meat.   Types of Vegetarianism   Being vegetarian doesn’t simply mean not eating meat or animal products. There are other types...

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Know the Facts About Celiac Disease!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Know the Facts About Celiac Disease!

This Wednesday, September 13th, is National Celiac Awareness Day and it is a very important day because of the prevalence of this disease in this country and around the world. You may be aware of the “gluten-free” diet, which has become popular in recent years for the belief it aids in weight loss and healthy living. But, this diet was actually designed and intended for individuals with Celiac disease to offer them alternative options to gluten-based foods to avoid aggravating their...

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Wake Up to a Better Breakfast!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Wake Up to a Better Breakfast!

Now that September is here and school is back in full swing, a good healthy breakfast is more important than ever. In fact, perhaps that’s why September is Better Breakfast Month! We’ve always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is because the word breakfast actually means “break-fast”. After a long rest of 7-10 hours, your body needs food upon waking to replenish your energy levels and nutrients.   3 Benefits of a Good Breakfast:   1.) Eating...

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