View from the Top

Funny thing about diet and exercise – they are a vicious cycle. You get something like PD, and it makes it more difficult to exercise. You stop exercising, and you gain weight and get out of shape. Now it is even more difficult to exercise. You get depressed. You eat even more, and not […]

Antioxidant to the Max

Frozen treats are a great way to beat the summer heat. This month’s shake blends ice with the antioxidant goodness of green tea and citrus fruits for a delicious and nutritious treat to help you cool down!

Antioxidant to the max

1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup pineapple cubes
1 frozen banana
1/4 cup cooled […]

Talking to Kids About Parkinson’s

There are over one million people in North America alone that have Parkinson’s disease with an estimated 7 – 10 million worldwide that face this challenge everyday. And they aren’t alone in their journey with this disease. There are many times that number of family and friends that are impacted by a loved one’s […]

Michael Phillips Concert

On July 16, 2014, BGF presents “An Evening with Michael Phillips” at Abbey Road Farm. The evening begins with a three course dinner prepared by Red Hills Market followed by the sounds of saxophonist Michael Phillips. The sold out event supports BGF’s work to help those impacted by Parkinson’s live active and fulfilling lives. […]

Dead Bug Exercise

Strengthening your core muscles can help with everyday activities. The dead bug exercise helps to strengthen your core by keeping your lower back and abdominal muscles stable while moving your arms and legs. Moving opposite limbs while making sure your core doesn’t shift is also a brain teaser!

Start off by lowering yourself to the […]

Restaurant Tips

Have you checked out BGF’s tips for eating out? Our tips help you eat healthy while dining out. Visit our Restaurant Tips page to learn how you can choose healthier food options so you can continue to enjoy your favorite restaurants. Then add your tips to our blog!