Posts Tagged "dietary fiber"

Stay Energized with Pasta

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Stay Energized with Pasta

Did you know that July 7th was National Macaroni Day? In recent years macaroni, as well as pasta in general, has gotten a bad rap. The “low carb” craze has many people cutting back on their intake of this tasty wheat product, but is this really necessary?   No, it’s not!   Why? Because pasta provides much needed carbohydrates, the main energy source for your body.   Why are carbs important?   Carbs certainly don’t deserve the negative press they’ve...

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I’m Going Bananas

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

I’m Going Bananas

I often hear people saying that they try to avoid bananas when they are trying to lose weight because they are higher in calories and sugar as compared to other fruits.   I have to say that that is just bananas!   These delicious yellow fruits have so many health benefits and, like most other foods, are fine to eat in moderation as part of a healthy lifestyle.   So What’s the A-Peel of Bananas?   Not only are bananas delicious and in-season right now but they are also...

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A Feel for Oatmeal

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

A Feel for Oatmeal

It’s no question that large companies have made cold-cereals a staple part of morning breakfast. Many products on the market today are loaded with simple carbohydrates and tons of sugar that spike your blood sugar. It’s not very long before you start to feel hungry again. Fortunately, hot cereals like oatmeal are a great alternative and can provide many nutritional benefits to the start of your day.   In honor of National Oatmeal Day this October 29th, I want to share more information...

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Cabbage Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Cabbage Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

You would never believe what a little but of peanut butter can do to the humble head of cabbage. The combination of peanuts, soy sauce, garlic and cabbage, which are staples in Thai cuisine, really add to the unique qualities of the dish. This stir-fry is delicious as a side dish or you can add some leftover shredded chicken or meat for a main dish.

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Popcorn Poppin’ Month

Posted by on Oct 4, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Popcorn Poppin’ Month

October is more than just a month to celebrate spooks and sweets. It’s also a month to celebrate treats that are good for you like popcorn! It’s National Popcorn Popping Month which means it’s time to give a little patronage to this healthy snack. Did you know that fresh popcorn, lightly seasoned can be a wholesome choice for both children and adults alike?   In the past, movie theatres have given popcorn a bad rep. Movie theatres and festivals load their popcorn with butter, salt and...

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