Posts Tagged "Health"

Don’t be Tarty for National Cranberry Month!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Don’t be Tarty for National Cranberry Month!

Cranberries are one of the few fruits native to North America. However, you may only think of cranberries around Thanksgiving.   If that’s the case, you are missing out! Cranberries are a nutrient-dense fruit that should be incorporated into your diet all year round. They can add color and texture to an already great meal, add a refreshing, tart and light taste to a drink or be eaten straight out of the container.  This versatility is what makes them so popular.   October is National...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women? Statistics show 1 in 8 women (and 1 in 1,000 men) will get breast cancer at some point in their life. The good news is that survival rates for this disease are very good if it’s detected and treated early.   Its critical women take the time to learn how to prevent and detect this disease in its early stages to increase survival rates. It can occur in women (and men!) even if there’s no family history of breast...

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4 Tips to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

4 Tips to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check

Did you know that September is National Cholesterol Education Month? It’s the perfect time to schedule that physical and to make sure you get your cholesterol levels checked.   National Cholesterol Education Month is a great time to learn what cholesterol is and to understand the difference between “good” and “bad” cholesterol. While your body does need cholesterol to work properly, having more than what is necessary can lead to serious health issues such as cardiovascular...

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7 Powerful Nutrients In Your Vegetables

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

7 Powerful Nutrients In Your Vegetables

Remember the old saying, “you are what you eat”? I hope you do, because it’s a great quote to live by and goes perfectly with National Eat Your Vegetables Day!  If you remember to eat your vegetables daily, then you’ll be one step closer to reaching your health goals. Vegetables are a vital part of your daily intake that provides several health benefits. They are nutrient dense, which means they carry a greater nutrient contribution than calorie contribution.   Here are 7 of the...

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Regain Your Power- National Men’s Health Week

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Regain Your Power- National Men’s Health Week

This week, June 12-18 is National Men’s Health Week! Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year during the week leading up to Father’s Day. Men’s Health Week was created to help motivate men to take control of their health in an attempt to prevent some common diseases.   Too often, you may forgo taking care of yourself and focus on other things that are consuming your life like your job, family, and other obligations. This week, know that you don’t have to do it alone! You have a...

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