Healthy BBQ Tips for Seniors

The summer is the season for grilling, but it can be easy to make unhealthy choices at those summer barbecues and overeat. While there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself every once in a while, it’s important to stick to a healthy diet, which is why today’s article covers lots of healthy BBQ tips for seniors.  Choose a healthy protein.  Chicken, …

Using Antioxidant-Rich Foods as a Defense Against Cognitive Decline

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and the idea of any kind of dementia can be very scary. Most of us want to do what we can to prevent getting the condition if possible, and there is some research suggesting antioxidant-rich foods may lower your risk for these conditions. We’ll go over what this new research tells us, how …

Eating for Bone Health 

While most of us know the impact what we eat can have on our health, you may not know how important what you eat is for your bones specifically. During National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, we wanted to shine a light on the impact nutrition has on your bone health and preventing osteoporosis. In this article, we’ll go over …

A bunch of different fruits on the table

A Guide to a Happy Gut for Seniors 

When we think of bacteria, we often think of sickness and disease, but some bacteria can actually be really beneficial, especially in your gut! There are literally trillions of microbes including bacteria, viruses, and fungi, that live in your gut, help you digest food, fight harmful pathogens, make important minerals for your body, impact your immune system, impact your heart …

Snacking for Energy

Many older adults experience a loss of energy, and this can be due to a variety of factors like not getting enough sleep, not being physically active, genetics, and more. However, the food you eat can also play a big role in your energy levels, which is why we’ve put together a few different nourishing ideas that will have you …

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Heart-Healthy Diet Tips for Seniors

Much like exercise, we know it’s important to eat healthy, not only for our heart health but also for our overall health. However, it can be really tough to change your eating habits, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. If you’re ready to start making some changes this Heart Health Month, check out these heart-healthy diet tips for seniors.  Source

A Thyroid Friendly Diet for Seniors

Thyroid issues affect many seniors and while specific foods or supplements can’t necessarily treat or reverse thyroid disease, eating a thyroid friendly diet can help support your thyroid health and may help reduce some of your symptoms.  What is a thyroid friendly diet?  Your thyroid produces hormones that affect your entire body, and it is sensitive to what you eat. …

Healthy Holiday Snacks for Seniors

While the holiday season can bring peace and joy, it can also bring stress and worry, including stress about eating healthy and how all the holiday treats might wreck your health goals. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Check out some of these healthy holiday snacks for seniors you can fill up on, so you’re not tempted on …

A plate of baked salmon and vegetables is a great choice for a day of senior nutrition.

A Guide for Seniors with Diabetes

Being diagnosed with something like diabetes can be scary, and if you’re already dealing with other chronic issues or diseases, it can be really overwhelming to know what to do and what to eat. It’s important to remember that diabetes often requires several different lifestyle changes like eating healthy and exercising, and it may also include medications. This helpful article …

Superfoods for Breast Health 

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to talk about how important it is to have your mammogram done, but it’s also important to talk about how you can lower your risk of the disease. While there are lots of risk factors for breast cancer, like lifestyle and genetics, food can play a big role too. In this article, …