Senior Eats

A pick-and-eat-your own garden party

Mar 20th, 2019 | By
A pick-and-eat-your own garden party

Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or container. Start by growing the ingredients for your favorite recipes and beverages. Consider those, like tomatoes, that taste best fresh
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The keto diet: Is it as good or bad as some say?

Feb 22nd, 2019 | By
The keto diet: Is it as good or bad as some say?

You’ve probably heard about the popular “keto” diet in the news. What’s it all about, and is it healthy? “Keto” is short for ketogenesis, which is the production and build-up of ketones. Ketones are a byproduct of fat metabolism, and they are increased when carbohydrates are restricted and the body is forced to rely more
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Weaning off sugar, now that the holidays are over

Jan 24th, 2019 | By

Bouncing back from the holidays and into a healthy eating and exercise routine is always easier said than done. On the bright side, getting back on track doesn’t have to be difficult. However, you may feel discouraged if you try to go back to your usual routine all at once. Instead, it’s better to wean
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Bring on the veggies and fruit

Jan 15th, 2019 | By
Bring on the veggies and fruit

Ample fruits and vegetables in the diet is essential throughout the entire lifespan, including in older adults. In fact, seniors who consume more fruits and veggies lower their risk of numerous chronic diseases and are expected to live longer, especially in combination with regular physical activity. Older adults should consume approximately two cups of fruits
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