Posts Tagged "dietary fiber"

The Power of Acorn Squash

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 2 comments

The Power of Acorn Squash

Fall is just around the corner. With a new season comes new foods, new flavors and a new, perhaps busier, you. The kids are back to school, the errands seem to pile up and work is in full force. During these rather stressful times it’s important to remember to keep your body on its A-game. Don’t forget to stay fueled and focused so you can accomplish the things you need to do.   Fortunately for us, fall brings a whirlwind of new, wholesome veggies to the table. Today, in honor of...

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Hungry for Some Whole Grains?

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

Hungry for Some Whole Grains?

Whole Grains Month   Happy National Whole Grains Month everyone! If you’re like me then you happen to love grains! They definitely make up my favorite part of every meal since I’m not much of a meat lover. The best part about whole grains is that there is such a variety to choose from that you can have a different type every night of the week!   Why Choose Whole Grains?   It is recommended that at least half of your grains every day should be consumed as whole grains. So why...

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July Monthly Morsels

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 1 comment

July Monthly Morsels

Millet Mania By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern Millet has been long overlooked as an edible grain because of its association with being food for birds. However, it has seen a resurgence in the last few years. This is in part because it falls into the now trendy “ancient grain category”, which is one of the top 20 food trends for 2014 and 2015 according to restaurant.org.   Millet makes a great addition to any meal as a healthy whole grain substitute for rice with its gently sweet...

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Fruits and Veggies…3 Strikes You’re Out!

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Fruits and Veggies…3 Strikes You’re Out!

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month!   Do you eat enough fruits and vegetables?   In my practice, I come across a lot of adults who don’t like and therefore don’t eat fruits and vegetables. This is often due to the fact that they were not served these wonderfully healthy foods as a child.   A particular male client comes to mind. What a lovely gentleman he is. He came to see me to help manage his diabetes. As I educated him on eating to stabilize his blood sugar...

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Take a Hint from Popeye

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Take a Hint from Popeye

Yesterday, March 26, was Spinach Day! While you may not be interested in eating spinach straight out of a can like Popeye, the health benefits of spinach are worth giving it a try in a few different recipes.   You may remember Popeye eating a full can of spinach to gain super strength. Although you won’t gain huge, powerful muscles from one serving of spinach, studies have shown that spinach, among other vegetables and fruits, may enhance the body’s response to physical activity....

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