Food

Eat better, sleep better

Oct 29th, 2019 | By
Eat better, sleep better

About half of older adults struggle to fall and stay asleep at least a few nights a week, say researchers from Yale School of Medicine. In fact, insomnia is the most common sleep problem among older adults, according to the National Institute of Aging (NIA). A likely culprit: Your eating habits. When you eat poorly,
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Cheat occasionally but eat ‘clean’ rest of the time

Sep 10th, 2019 | By
Cheat occasionally but eat ‘clean’ rest of the time

An overall healthy diet allows for the occasional indulgence. It not only promotes a healthier relationship with food, but studies have found that people who let themselves cheat on their overall healthy diet once in a while are more likely to achieve their weight-loss goals. So have the cookie for Sunday dessert, or enjoy every
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Technology links seniors with food benefits

Aug 21st, 2019 | By
Technology links seniors with food benefits

Two non-profit organizations are partnering in a technology-driven method to help older adults access federal food benefits. Health eVillages, which provides free, state-of-the-art medical mobile technology to underserved areas, is joining with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to increase the number of Americans who are screened and enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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The kitchens are open at Point Ruston market

Jul 31st, 2019 | By
The kitchens are open at Point Ruston market

CHI Franciscan and its nutrition-oriented Northwest Healthy campaign has signed on as the lead sponsor of the Public Market at Point Ruston. The partnership between CHI and Point Ruston, a residential and commercial development on Tacoma’s Commencement Bay waterfront, will support the new market and provide ongoing wellness education and interactive opportunities for living healthy
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