Nutrition

Aging Appetites

Aging Appetites
Aging Appetites - Helping with Appetite Loss in Seniors If you are a caregiver helping to provide meals to a loved one, you may have asked yourself what causes loss of appetite in seniors? Loss of... read more
Published on March 1, 2017.

Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections

Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections
Research indicates bacteria and inflammation in the mouth are associated with problems like heart disease and dementia. The culprit: plaque build-up. Plaque is from bacteria that continuously forms on our teeth. If the plaque build-up goes untreated, this... read more
Published on February 7, 2017.

Heart Healthy Foods

Heart Healthy Foods
There are so many foods to eat to keep our heart healthy. Keep in mind, the best foods are fresh and in as natural a state as possible. Here are some of our favorites: More dark chocolate,... read more
Published on February 1, 2017.

Holiday Tips for the Diabetic

Holiday Tips for the Diabetic
  The American Diabetes Association's Holiday Tips Do you want your family to enjoy the holidays and the food, yet still stay healthy? Planning ahead is important, specifically if you have diabetes. The seven tips below can help guide you... read more
Published on December 5, 2016.

Washington State Nutrition Resources for Seniors

Washington State Nutrition Resources for Seniors
Washington State ranked 9th in the country for overall healthy living in 2015, but as with anything - we can still do better.  Unless you are a Registered Dietician, you probably aren't an expert... read more
Published on March 7, 2016.

Video: Exercise and Nutrition for Middle-age and Older Individuals

Video: Exercise and Nutrition for Middle-age and Older Individuals
Video: Exercise and Nutrition for Middle-age and Older Individuals Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University, Dr. Stella Volpe discusses her findings in exercise and nutrition studies targeting an older adult... read more
Published on February 29, 2016.

A Pizza, My Heart

A Pizza, My Heart
A Pizza, My Heart Making food can be a fun part of the day for caregivers and seniors alike. Planning meals is difficult and certainly can become boring and repetitious, so it’s best to keep... read more
Published on February 9, 2016.

Getting Better with Age

Getting Better with Age
You Are What You Eat Eating nutrient rich foods is good for you no matter what age you are.  Maintaining a balanced diet will undeniably improve your health, but there are certain foods that you... read more
Published on October 2, 2015.

Health: The New Savings Plan

Health: The New Savings Plan
As America becomes an aging society and chronic illness and healthcare costs are on the rise, we have turned our attention to our own health and the role that our lifestyle plays in shaping... read more
Published on October 2, 2015.

Navigating the Low-Sodium Diet: Tips for seniors and caregivers

Navigating the Low-Sodium Diet: Tips for seniors and caregivers
Sodium is an important element in sustaining life. In fact, it helps the body retain water, aids in digestion, helps muscles and nerves work properly, keeps minerals in the bloodstream and maintains blood pressure.... read more
Published on June 24, 2015.

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