Posts Tagged "Fruits"

Live Like You’re In The Mediterranean!

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Live Like You’re In The Mediterranean!

The month of May is National Mediterranean Diet Month! The Mediterranean Diet, made famous by Ancel Keys, is thought of as being one of the healthiest diets in the world. This diet follows the diet of many of the countries along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and has a host of delicious and vibrant flavors. But don’t worry, you can get everything you need right at your local supermarket!   The Mediterranean Diet is known for its light and flavorful dishes. Instead of heavy sauces,...

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Have You Tried These 5 Seasonal Fruits and Veggies Lately?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have You Tried These 5 Seasonal Fruits and Veggies Lately?

As you know, having fruits and vegetables as a part of your daily meal pattern can contribute to your health and overall well-being.  There are numerous fruits and vegetables you can eat and many different ways to cook them, so you should be able to switch it up on a regular basis.   But, do you?   Try and switch up your fruits and vegetables based on what is in season; they’ll taste fresher and are (usually) cheaper!!   Here are 5 fruits and vegetables that are in season now,...

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Stay Focused on Fiber This Month

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

Stay Focused on Fiber This Month

January is National Fiber Focus Month.  What better way to start the New Year than to learn about the benefits of fiber and how you can eat more fiber!   Fiber is a form of carbohydrate, also known as roughage or bulk.  It comes from starch from plant and your body cannot break it down into usable energy for your body.  Instead, fiber helps regulate bowel movements, decrease blood glucose and cholesterol levels, and increase satiety, thus regulating weight.   Types of...

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PrePEAR for National Pear Month

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

PrePEAR for National Pear Month

Did you know that Pears rank second to the apple as the most popular fruit eaten in the United States? They are also one of the world’s oldest fruits; pears were known to both the Greeks and the Romans!   We celebrate National Pear Month every December, to honor this amazing fruit.   Some Pear facts:   Pears come in a variety of shapes, sizes and skin colors. Such as; green, gold, yellow and red! There are many varieties of pears including, Anjoe, Bartlett, Bosc, Comice,...

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8 Tips for Breast Cancer Awareness!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

8 Tips for Breast Cancer Awareness!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I encourage you to use this month to spread awareness and get your yearly check-up. It is important to take time out of your day to actively participate in learning ways to prevent, plan and detect the disease.   Did you know that approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime? Or that 231, 840 women and 2,350 men will be diagnosed this year? That’s right, women are not the only ones...

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