Posts Tagged "healthy"

Fall for Vegetarian Options

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Fall for Vegetarian Options

Many people have decided to forgo meat and live a vegetarian lifestyle. The reasons people choose to make this change vary from person to person but there are plenty of plant-based food options available for anyone considering vegetarianism.   October is National Vegetarian Awareness Month and the fall is the perfect time to try out some meals without meat.   Types of Vegetarianism   Being vegetarian doesn’t simply mean not eating meat or animal products. There are other types...

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Wake Up to a Better Breakfast!

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

Wake Up to a Better Breakfast!

Now that September is here and school is back in full swing, a good healthy breakfast is more important than ever. In fact, perhaps that’s why September is Better Breakfast Month! We’ve always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is because the word breakfast actually means “break-fast”. After a long rest of 7-10 hours, your body needs food upon waking to replenish your energy levels and nutrients.   3 Benefits of a Good Breakfast:   1.) Eating...

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Macadamia Nut-tritious

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Macadamia Nut-tritious

Did you know that it takes 7 years after a macadamia tree is planted for it to produce fruit (the nut)? But, once they begin producing fruit, they remain productive for 100 years!!   You may know little about macadamia nuts, but they are actually one of the most sought-after nuts in the world. Along with being a food source, the husk can also be used as fertilizer, the oil can be used in soaps, shampoos and conditions, and the rest can be used as animal feed. This make this nut very...

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Let’s Fight Childhood Obesity

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Let’s Fight Childhood Obesity

Did you know that 1 in 3 children are currently overweight or obese? That number continues to grow at an alarming rate! This is why today is a very important day. It marks the start of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.   Childhood obesity increases a child’s risk of developing preventable diseases as an adult, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. It also tends to lead to sedentary lifestyles in adulthood, which further increases their risk of...

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Back to School Snacks

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Back to School Snacks

As summer winds down and the season begins to change, it’s a great time to look ahead and prepare for the upcoming school year. A large part of feeling great and sticking to foods your body loves is being prepared when hunger hits. Whether you are sending your children off to school, or attending classes yourself, having snacks on hand is a great way to stay focused on your learning instead of your hunger.   The Benefits of Snacking   Maintain energy levels – I’m sure you’ve...

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