Posts Tagged "cholesterol"

8 Tips for Better Heart Health

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

8 Tips for Better Heart Health

World Heart Day is celebrated all around the nation on September 29th! World Heart Day, created by the World Heart Federation, is one of the biggest platforms to raise awareness of Cardiovascular Disease. Heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading causes of death. Every year about 17.3 million people die from heart disease and stroke. The foundation wants everyone to understand how they can fuel their hearts and power their lives. Your heart is the essence of your being, so we should be...

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Have an Egg-stravaganza for National Egg Day

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have an Egg-stravaganza for National Egg Day

Today is National Egg Day and I thought it would be the perfect day to shed light on the truth about eggs.  For many, they either eat eggs as a breakfast staple or shy away from them in fear of them raising their cholesterol.  But, eggs are actually a very healthy breakfast option (and great at any meal too!).   Egg-cellent Nutrition   One egg contains 70 calories, 6 grams of high-quality protein, 1.5 g of saturated fat, 250 mg of choline and ZERO carbohydrates and sugars.  Many...

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Have an Oat-tastic Day

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have an Oat-tastic Day

Even though oatmeal has been around forever, it seems like people are finally sparking interest over this old breakfast. Overnight oats, steel cut oats, oatmeal granola bars, and oatmeal energy bites- the options are boundless! So why this sudden revival in one of America’s oldest breakfasts? People are rediscovering all of the wonderful benefits of oats!   The Low-Down on Oats   According to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines, half of the grains you eat each day should be whole grains....

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Celebrate American Heart Month with Heart Health Foods

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Celebrate American Heart Month with Heart Health Foods

Heart to Heart   Did you know that February is American Heart Month? This month is dedicated to help reduce that amount of lives taken each year due to heart attack, stroke, and high blood pressure. Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, accounting for roughly 1 in every 3rd death. In order to reduce the amount of deaths and decrease the risk factors for heart disease, we need an increased awareness to our diet and an increase in physical activity.   So what exactly...

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A Shift in Thinking about Dietary Cholesterol

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

A Shift in Thinking about Dietary Cholesterol

For quite some time, people have sworn by choosing egg whites over whole eggs to avoid eating too much cholesterol, and for seemingly good reason.  High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease, which is why the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has always recommended that people eat no more than 300 mg of cholesterol per day to stay healthy.  That means, avoiding or eliminating cholesterol containing foods such as eggs, shrimp and...

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