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Delicious recipes, Nutrition Tips & Food News
Delicious recipes, Nutrition Tips & Food News
I know that I've always heard that the way to a healthy body is to reduce your caloric intake. This is especially true for all senior citizens. Unfortunately, when people think of low-calorie food they think of very bland meals. This is not always the case! Check out this amazing peanut-crusted chicken with pineapple salsa. Its delicious and only 220 calories per serving! Give it a try and let us know what you think on our blog.
I've always heard that dogs can be therapeutic for senior citizens, but a new animal study provides even more reasons a dog may be good for senior care. If you are a dog lover, or just an animal lover, you need to read this article about how they performed this interesting study. Needless to say, I like dogs today even more than I did yesterday!
For as long as I can remember, health experts have touted the importance of including "good cholesterol" in your diet. However, a new study could have experts second-guessing themselves. It was long believed that getting high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) may lower the risk of heart disease. But now this new study, first reported by the New York Times, casts doubt over current beliefs.
Father's Day is a great day to show all Dads just how much we appreciate them. Whether you are going top an outdoor cookout or having a dinner at home, you'll want to include an excellent appetizer for your guests. Sunrise Senior Living has provided an amazing recipe for Aisha's Spanakopita. Give this tasty dish a try and let us know what you think on our blog!
We all know that Alzheimer's caregivers support loved ones who are in need of help, but who supports the caregivers? This is an excellent article about what you can do to support a loved one who is currently a caregiver. You can even seek out a very helpful book called "The All-Weather Friend's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease" which contain simple lists and lessons that aim to help individuals figure out what to say or do to make their support known.
When the health benefits of certain vitamins are discussed, Vitamin D is not one that is mentioned frequently. However, new research might have you thinking twice about the benefits of Vitamin D. A new study shows that people who consume Vitamin D more than those who do not will experience better mobility later in life. A great way to get a healthy serving of vitamin D is by eating tuna.
A new study shows that fatty acids found in fish might help protect the eyes from age-related vision loss. It can be hard to incorporate fatty acids into your daily diet so Sunrise Senior Living has provided an amazing and tasty salmon recipe. Give this dish a try and let us know what you think on our blog!
Many Americans at one point in their life have a loved one who becomes sick and cannot take care of themselves. Lately these family members have responded by quitting their job and becoming a full-time caregiver. This article is about the financial implications of giving up your job and assisting the loved one. The amount of lost revenue is quite scary and it makes you think twice before making a reactive decision.
Osteoarthritis is a painful part of aging for very many senior citizens and keeping the pain down can be very difficult. However, new research might bring some good news to those who suffer from osteoarthritis. Drinking tart cherry juice twice a day for three weeks can significantly reduce painful inflammation. Not only does the juice help with these symptoms, it also may reduce cholesterol levels and the inflammation associated with heart disease!
The majority of senior citizens look at retirement as a time to relax and enjoy their remaining years without the hassle of a full-time job. However, many senior citizens are now growing bored with retirement and looking for part-time, and in some cases full-time, jobs. This article gives very helpful tips on what to do when looking for a second career.
As people enter their senior years they should be very mindful of eating healthy foods. While seniors should always make sure they are eating right and getting the proper nutrition, indulging in a treat every once in awhile is not a bad thing. Sunrise Senior Living's Wayne, NJ community provides a great recipe for the classic Dates Wrapped in Bacon recipe. While bacon certainly isn't the healthiest, dates are high in calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium. Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!
The start of the summer season means an abundance of fresh herbs, vegetables and fruit. Now is the time of year to start incorporating fresh green garlic into your meals. Seniors should make sure to include some green garlic as it provides many healthy benefits. If you aren't sure how to add green garlic to a meal, Sunrise Senior Living features a delicious Soba with green garlic, spinach, edamame and crispy tofu recipe. Give it a try and visit our blog to let us know what you think!
Eating out can be very difficult for people suffering from diabetes. However, Tim Whelan, Sunrise Senior Living's VP of Dining, provides several tips for diabetics to use when choosing a place and a meal. Tim also includes an amazing diabetic-friendly recipe for everyone to try. Let us know what you think of the delicious Honey Balsamic Salmon and be sure to comment on our blog!
Most people think that eating the right foods is the secret to a healthy life. However, recent research shows that people are only half-right. A new study suggests that the time of day you eat matters just as much as the kind of food you're putting into your body. Make sure to avoid late-night snacks and instead focus on getting the proper nutrition during breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Everyone loves going to summer cookouts but the food can be incredibly unhealthy. Be sure to read these recommendations on how to maintain healthy eating at a cookout. One excellent suggestion is bringing your own wheat buns for hot dogs and hamburgers. It would be much healthier than a white bun and you would get a full serving of whole grains. So enjoy those cookouts and let us know how else you will maintain healthy eating!
Caregivers and seniors are constantly fighting over when the time is to give up driving privileges. This can be a very turbulent argument if caregivers don't know how to recognize warning signs. Luckily, AAA has just released a few tips and signs for caregivers to use when analyzing the driving situation.
Many Americans want to eat healthier foods but they are under the impressions that healthy eating will cost more money. However, the Associated Press reports that healthy eating can actually cost less. Grains, vegetables and fruit are all less expensive by weight or portion size than the same amount of foods that are high in saturated fats or have added sugar and salt.
Monday marked the beginning of Sunrise Senior Living's Taste of Sunrise event where people can come in and experience Sunrise's Signature Dining program. Sunrise's trained culinary professionals feature home-cooked meals every day and now you can sample what they have to offer. Enjoy some treats and mingle with the chefs at a Sunrise community near you!
In 2008, over 70,000 American deaths were attributed to diabetes. This terrible disease is easy to associate with food as it can be a direct result of poor eating habits. It can be difficult for people living with diabetes to find healthy recipes but Sunrise Senior Living has put together a great one. Give this Chicken Waldorf Salad a try and let us know what you think!