BGF’s Power Forward Boot Camp was developed as a high-intensity exercise for people in the early stages of Parkinson’s. The aim is to get people with Parkinson’s exercising at their highest intensity, at the earliest stage of diagnosis, using movements that can help counteract the loss of specific motor functions. This program is based […]
Straight from our cooking class series is this delicious recipe for salad rolls. Filled with veggies and spices, our rolls are packed with nutrients. If you’re having a hard time rolling the rice paper wrappers, try putting the filling in lettuce leaves instead – and get a dose of leafy greens too!
Ingredients (Make 6 […]
Pints for Parkinson’s is coming back to the beer capitol for Parkinson’s Awareness Month! Throughout April, purchase a Pints Passport for $25 and a portion of proceeds benefits the Brian Grant Foundation. You’ll get 10 pints per passport to use at any of the participating locations (only one pint can be used per location). […]
It’s National Nutrition Month! We’re kicking off this month with a series of cooking classes dedicated to Parkinson’s nutrition. Our first class combines the knowledge of occupational therapist Roseanne Yee with the culinary expertise of Chef Kevin Kennedy. Chef’s recipe for Southwestern Tacos are full of nutrients from a variety of veggies, spices, […]
Grab your apron and come cook with us! Thanks to our partners at Fred Meyer and Urban Restaurant Group, we’re hosting a four-part cooking class series dedicated to Parkinson’s nutrition. Classes will be a mix of cooking demonstrations and hands-on preparation. You’ll also have a chance to learn more about nutrients that are particularly […]
February 7, 2017 | BGF
Local organizations come together for National Nutrition Month in March to help people impacted by Parkinson’s gain the benefits of healthy eating.
Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? Is your pantry stocked with whole grains, seeds, nuts, and legumes? According to John Duda, MD, that’s the basis of a healthy diet for just about everyone – including people living with Parkinson’s. As a movement disorder specialist, Dr. Duda talks to his Parkinson’s patients about ways […]
If you’re used to eating a certain way, it can be hard to make healthy changes. But even small changes added up over time can make a big difference in how you feel. We talked with John Duda, MD, to get his tips for getting more of the right foods.
1. Make room for the […]
Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday with a night of music and dancing! The second annual Super Bowl Eve Bash, sponsored by the Star Theater, features music from The Bitchins and benefits our programs for people with Parkinson’s. Come out, dance, and support BGF!
Saturday, February 4 @ […]