Posts Tagged "nutrition"

How to Avoid the Iced-Coffee Trap this Summer

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

How to Avoid the Iced-Coffee Trap this Summer

Energizing, delicious and refreshing…who doesn’t love an iced coffee on a hot summer day? Iced coffee is the perfect drink to jumpstart your morning or for an afternoon “pick me up” on those long, hot days. But you must be mindful that not all iced coffees are created equal!   Although coffee does not contain any calories, and has even been shown to help decrease your risk of developing diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease, the way you prepare your iced coffee can greatly impact the...

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Stay Energized with Pasta

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Stay Energized with Pasta

Did you know that July 7th was National Macaroni Day? In recent years macaroni, as well as pasta in general, has gotten a bad rap. The “low carb” craze has many people cutting back on their intake of this tasty wheat product, but is this really necessary?   No, it’s not!   Why? Because pasta provides much needed carbohydrates, the main energy source for your body.   Why are carbs important?   Carbs certainly don’t deserve the negative press they’ve...

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Blueberries – A Small but Mighty Fruit

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Blueberries – A Small but Mighty Fruit

Don’t let the tiny size fool you, blueberries are jam packed with health benefits. This powerful fruit is actually categorized as a super food. Therefore, there’s no better way to showcase all that blueberries have to offer than by celebrating National Blueberry Month this July!   For years the North American Blueberry Council (NABC) worked with the USDA to have the month of July proclaimed as National Blueberry Month. In July 2003, the NABC was successful in their...

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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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6 Tips to Put Your Best Fork Forward

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

6 Tips to Put Your Best Fork Forward

March is National Nutrition Month® (NMM) and every year there is a new theme to engage you, the public. NNM was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is intended to promote nutrition education, highlighting the importance of making informed food choices, and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. NNM became a month-long observance in 1980 in response to a growing interest in nutrition.   The theme for this year is “Put Your Best Fork Forward” when dining...

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