Posts Tagged "nuts"

Join the Peanut Butters Lovers Club

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Join the Peanut Butters Lovers Club

Did you know one 12-ounce jar of peanut butter contains 540 peanuts?   Peanut butter is one of the most loved foods nationwide and is the leading use of peanuts in the United States, which is why there is an entire month to celebrate America’s favorite spread – November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month!    Nuts for Nutrition   Although peanut butter is a high caloric food, it is filled with other valuable nutrients. Remember, a serving of peanut butter is 2...

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Get Ready to Mix it Up with Trail Mix

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Get Ready to Mix it Up with Trail Mix

Wednesday is National Trail Mix Day! If you’re like me and my team here at BRG Health, then you must love trail mix! Trail Mix isn’t actually the technical term for the delicious treat, the word ‘gorp’ is. Gorp is often used by hikers for trail mix which stands for ‘good old raisins and peanuts’; some people say it stands for “granola, oats, raisins and peanuts’ which are more commonly found in mixes today. Whatever it means to you, it is the perfect grab-and-go nutritious snack...

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I’m Nuts for Peanuts

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

I’m Nuts for Peanuts

Peanuts are one of America’s favorite snacks. You probably can picture yourself at a baseball game, digging your hand into a bag of nuts, cracking the shell and enjoying the sweet, salty taste of peanuts.   March is National Peanut Month That’s right a whole month dedicated to the perfect little peanut! National Peanut Week had its beginnings in 1941 and has now become a whole month of celebration. Peanuts aren’t actually considered to be a nut! They are in the legume family,...

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The Amazing Almond

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

The Amazing Almond

Guest post by Charna Sheinfeld, Nutrition Intern   They are one of the seemingly contradictory foods because they high in fat but extremely good for our health. What am I referring to? Almonds of course! Now that I am a nursing mother, I not only think about my own health, but I also need to take my little baby’s nutrition into consideration. One of the foods that I find really helps with the quantity and quality of my milk and contributes to my own health, are almonds. So naturally, I...

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Go Nuts for Peanuts

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Go Nuts for Peanuts

The crowd is roaring with excitement.  Everyone around you is munching on foot long hot dogs and drinking out of large cups filled with iced cola.  You hear the sound of the batter’s swing hitting the ball out of the park—home run, the crowd roars again.  You spot the vendor coming by just as your stomach starts to grumble with hunger.  But what do you want? “…I want peanuts and cracker jacks…!” —or just peanuts!   With a couple of weeks left before the official start of...

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