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Are You At Risk for Bone Loss?

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Are You At Risk for Bone Loss?

May is National Osteoporosis Prevention Month! Osteoporosis is a disease of the bone that makes your bones weak and more likely to break.  According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, ~10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density, putting them at increased risk for osteoporosis.   Even though the numbers may seem discouraging, osteoporosis is preventable.  You cannot feel your bones getting weaker, so it is important to take preventative...

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How to Protect Your Bones

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

How to Protect Your Bones

Celebrate National Osteoporosis Month this May by taking action to Break Free from Osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation, established in 1984, is dedicated to preventing osteoporosis, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of awareness, education, advocacy and research.   It is estimated that 10 to 54 million Americans have osteoporosis, with 80% of cases being women. Osteoporosis is often called a silent disease. Nearly 10 million...

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May Monthly Morsels

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

May Monthly Morsels

Bend Over Backwards for Milk!   One of the health highlights of May is that it is National Osteoporosis Prevention Month. It is estimated that 10 to 54 million Americans have osteoporosis, with 80% of cases being women.   Bones are living, growing tissue and osteoporosis occurs when there is bone loss or too little bone created. Bones are made of three major components that keep them strong: collagen, calcium-phosphate mineral complexes and living bone cells. As we age, we lose more...

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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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Got Dairy?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Got Dairy?

Happy National Diary Month! Do you remember those Got Milk? Ads that were popular in the 90’s? Those advertisements were published with the intent of promoting the consumption of cow’s milk so that production in California would increase. These ads were on the right track to encouraging the consumption of milk. I am here today to talk not only about cow’s milk, but all the other great dairy products out on the market.   Milk, yogurt, and cheese are the big 3 dairy products that you...

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