Posts Tagged "Fruits"

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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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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5 Tips to Fight Teenage Obesity

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

5 Tips to Fight Teenage Obesity

With school in full swing across the country, the topic of teenage obesity resurfaces as kids are outside less and inside more in school and doing homework.  According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, around 20% of adolescents, age 12-19 years, are obese in the United States, which puts them at risk for a number of health issues later in life. That is a staggering number!   Obese teenagers are at a greater risk for:   Prediabetes – a condition which increases their risk...

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Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month®

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

Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month®

September is Fruits & Veggies- More Matters Month® and we are so excited. This month is perfect to help you focus on adding MORE fruits and veggies to your plates. Fruits & Veggies – More Matters® is a non-profit organization focusing on helping you eat more fruits and vegetables to better your health.   Did you know?   90% people (children and adults) do not eat the recommended amounts of fruits and veggies per day, as recommended by the Dietary Guidelines and...

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How to Prevent Obesity in Your Children

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

How to Prevent Obesity in Your Children

September 2016 marks the 6th anniversary of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Did you know that obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the United States? That means more than 30 percent of our children are overweight or obese.  However, the good news is that the numbers of childhood obesity have been significantly decreasing every year since 2011.   It is important that we continue making changes in the way our children learn about health and physical activity....

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