Posts Tagged "Health"

Are You At Risk for Bone Loss?

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Are You At Risk for Bone Loss?

May is National Osteoporosis Prevention Month! Osteoporosis is a disease of the bone that makes your bones weak and more likely to break.  According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, ~10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density, putting them at increased risk for osteoporosis.   Even though the numbers may seem discouraging, osteoporosis is preventable.  You cannot feel your bones getting weaker, so it is important to take preventative...

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Take Back Your Health During Women’s Health Week!

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Take Back Your Health During Women’s Health Week!

One of the most exciting parts of May is National Women’s Health Week! National Women’s Health Week starts on Mother’s Day, May 14th and is run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Women’s Health. This week strives to encourage women to take care of themselves, especially when it comes to their health!   Your health has to be your priority, but it can often be overlooked when juggling work, family and social obligations. Although these are reasonable excuses to...

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Salt and Your Health

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Salt and Your Health

Today is the start of World Salt Awareness Week.  This week was started by the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) in 2008.  Their mission is to improve the health of populations throughout the world by achieving a gradual reduction in salt intake.  WASH encourages multi-national food companies to reduce salt in their products.   The theme for this year’s World Salt Awareness Week is “Salt: The Forgotten Killer”.  According to WASH, 75% of the salt you eat is hidden in the...

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5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals in 2017

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

5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals in 2017

Here we are again, embarking on a New Year.  While many people focus on resolutions, they tend to be short-lived and you end up with disappointing results.  A New Year means new beginnings and it can be the perfect time to start setting short-term goals that will be attainable.  Goal-setting will only be successful if you have a positive attitude and you are ready for the change.   Here are 5 steps that will help you reach your goals for the New Year:   Set your intentions. Be...

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Pumpkin: More Than a Decoration

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Pumpkin: More Than a Decoration

As soon as fall rolls in and October starts, the pumpkins come out! Pumpkins are pretty, trendy, and represent the weather and holidays approaching. But, pumpkins are also delicious and they do not get enough credit for it!! Besides using them as decorations, they are the perfect food to eat on a chilly day!   Let’s go beyond pumpkin pie and learn more about pumpkins.   Pumpkin Nutrition   Before we get started, here is the nutritional breakdown of pumpkins so you have a better...

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