Perhaps because taste buds don’t work as well, or because medications interfere with the flavors of food, some seniors turn to salt and sugar to make their diets more palatable. Here are a few tips for making healthier, yet tasty, choices.
Winter is back, and so is cold and flu season. Help protect yourself by eating a diet full of cold-fighting foods.
March is National Nutrition Month, and when it comes to eating healthier, it all comes down to this – getting rid of pre-packaged, processed foods and replacing them with fresh ingredients.
There’s something about cold winter weather that makes us all hearken back to the foods our moms and grandmas used to make. For good reason, we commonly refer to these favorite dishes as “comfort foods.” After all, they make us feel warm inside and out.
But the calories, salt and fat that many of these dishes contain are nothing to smile about. There are, however, some simple steps you can take to up the nutritional ante of these favorite dishes without compromising their comfort factor.