Food

Healthy eating while sheltering: Yes to nutrients, no to empty calories

Jul 1st, 2020 | By
Healthy eating while sheltering: Yes to nutrients, no to empty calories

With social distancing orders in place in many areas across the country, you may be doing your grocery shopping with shelf stability in mind. But this factor should not be your only priority. Right now, it’s especially important that the foods you eat also support your health and longevity. Here are three things to know
[more…]



Nutrition goes hand-in-hand with healthy, active living

Jun 5th, 2020 | By
Nutrition goes hand-in-hand with healthy, active living

Getting proper nutrition can be challenging for everyone, but especially as we age—and for a variety of reasons, including changing tastes, physical or dental conditions, and lack of access to healthy foods. “It’s critical that people of all ages get proper nutrition, but especially seniors, and particularly now with the spread of COVID-19 in the
[more…]



No-bake cheesecake that’s diabetic-friendly

May 13th, 2020 | By
No-bake cheesecake that’s diabetic-friendly

In “The Clean and Simple Diabetes Cookbook,” dietitian Jackie Newgent provides 25 step-by-step, easy-cooking recipes that are endorsed by the American Diabetes Association–the book’s publisher—for meeting the ADA’s dietary and nutritional guidelines in everyday meal planning for diabetics. One of them is the No-Bake Cheesecake in a Glass. Here it is.   INGREDIENTS 1 (10-ounce)
[more…]



Touring the globe in your own kitchen

Feb 25th, 2020 | By
Touring the globe in your own kitchen

As a physical representation of cultures and regions from around the world, food can be more than just sustenance. It can connect you and your kitchen to faraway places. Whether you have opportunities to travel the globe or prefer to stick closer to home, food can bring the heritage of other countries right to your
[more…]