Posts Tagged "omega 3 fatty acids"

4 Tips For Cooking Flavorful and Nutrient-Filled Fish

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

4 Tips For Cooking Flavorful and Nutrient-Filled Fish

Are you a fellow fish lover? Do you love trying new varieties, and exploring new and exciting ways of cooking fish? Are you aware of the seemingly endless health benefits fish has to offer?   Fish has been a staple in coastal communities’ diets for centuries and for good reason. The health benefits of fish vary by size, type and origin. Almost all fish are loaded with high quality protein, various vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin D, and are an excellent source of fat-based...

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I Have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Now What?

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

I Have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Now What?

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis, and it is the number one cause of disability in America?  The most common form is osteoarthritis and the most severe form is rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Arthritis causes joint pain, swelling, stiffness and decreased range of motion.   As one of the most severe forms of arthritis, RA can cause chronic pain, an inability to do daily activities, and great difficulty walking or climbing stairs.   May is National Arthritis...

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Everyday Ceviche

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Everyday Ceviche

By Jackie LiPera It’s National Ceviche Day! What better time to celebrate the existence of a refreshing and flavorful dish than in the heat of late June?   Ceviche, also spelled seviche, is a South American staple that is sure to be a crowd pleaser this summer. With so many different varieties and array of bold flavors, it’s truly hard to find a ceviche that you won’t like. As you learn a little bit more about the unique characteristics in this dish, you might just find the perfect...

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The Omega-3 Movement

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

You are likely familiar with or have heard of omega-3 fatty acids, the essential fatty acid (essential meaning we have to eat it because our bodies don’t make it) found in cold water fish, walnuts and canola oil.  These polyunsaturated fatty acids play significant roles in reducing inflammation responses, blood clotting and plasma triglycerides and are used to synthesize hormone-like compounds called Eicosanoids.  These compounds help to regulate different functions in the body including...

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Don’t Fear the Fat!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Don’t Fear the Fat!

Many people tend to fear the word “fat” and try to refrain from eating any at all.  However, not all fats are “bad” fats and our bodies actually need healthy fats to receive certain nutrients and maintain proper health.  With that being said, what foods provide these so called healthy fats and in what ways should you include them in your meal plan?   A recent article published in Medical News Today discusses one special food that is not only an excellent source of healthy fats,...

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