Posts Tagged "Breakfast"

Have an Oat-tastic Day!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have an Oat-tastic Day!

Did you know yesterday was National Oatmeal Day? Did you eat any oatmeal to celebrate? Don’t worry if you didn’t, there’s still time!   Not only is oatmeal delicious, it’s full of health benefits. Since only the outer hull is removed, the germ and bran remain intact, making it a whole grain product. It’s high in soluble fiber, specifically beta-glucan. This type of fiber binds to cholesterol in your blood and removes it, reducing your blood cholesterol levels. It also aids in...

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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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National School Breakfast Week- Take the Challenge

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

National School Breakfast Week- Take the Challenge

This week is National School Breakfast Week!  This is a weeklong celebration of the school breakfast program that is always celebrated during the first full week in March.  It highlights how eating a nutritious breakfast helps children fuel up for success in the classroom and beyond.  The theme for this year’s celebrations is “Take the School Breakfast Challenge.”   The School Breakfast Program makes it possible for all school children in the United States to receive a...

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Why I LOVE Breakfast!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Why I LOVE Breakfast!

When you were a child, you were probably told, “Breakfast is the MOST important meal of the day”, right? Well, I agree! Breakfast literally means “break-fast”. You sleep for 8-12 hours and by morning; your energy levels are low. Breakfast provides your body with the energy it needs to start your day! Why Breakfast?   Eating breakfast provides your body with a number of health benefits. It can:   Help you stay alert and improve your mood and ability to pay attention Improve your...

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Oat-tastic Muffins for Breakfast

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Oat-tastic Muffins for Breakfast

Today, muffins come in many different varieties. There are blueberry, chocolate chip, bran, corn and of course, oatmeal muffins. Over the years, muffins have received a bad rap for their high sugar content and low nutritional value. But they’re not all that way!   Fresh baked oatmeal muffins are actually a great way to start your day.  You can enjoy the health benefits of oatmeal in a way that’s different from the traditional bowl of oatmeal for breakfast.  These muffins are also an...

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