How to Make Nutritional Smoothies for Aging Loved Ones

Healthy smoothies are a wonderful snack or meal substitute for aging loved ones. Because they are drinkable, chilled and packed full of nutrients, smoothies can entice seniors to eat like few other foods can. If you or your loved ones homecare aide are struggling to get your elderly loved one to eat, especially fruits and vegetables, then consider making nutritional smoothies. The most … [Read more...]

What are Healthy Food Choices for People with Diabetes?

When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, they may worry about everything they put into their mouths. Is what they are eating healthy? Should they eat more of one thing? Less of another? Planning meals and snacks for someone with diabetes can be a daunting task if you aren’t sure what constitutes a healthy diet for a diabetic patient. Knowing which foods are best for diabetics and which should be … [Read more...]

Seven Diabetic Superfoods to add to your Parent’s Diet

If your parent has been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes, they are not alone. The statistics are truly staggering. In 2012, according to the American Diabetes Association, 86 million Americans age 20 and older had prediabetes and diabetes was found in 25.9 percent of seniors age 65 and older. The good news is that in many cases diabetes can be controlled through diet and … [Read more...]

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