In the US, many seniors consume more sodium than they should. This can lead to various health problems like high blood pressure and heart disease. While most of us know to lay off the processed frozen meals and deli meats, this article highlights 7 surprising high sodium foods for seniors.
Potassium is an essential mineral found in a wide variety of foods. It helps keep your muscles working properly, including the most important muscle – your heart. One of the primary functions of your kidneys is to keep a healthy amount of potassium in the body, but when the kidneys aren’t functioning properly, your doctor may recommend a low potassium diet to prevent dangerous amounts from accumulating in your body. If your potassium levels are too high, it can lead to side effects like an irregular heartbeat or even a heart attack. In the article, we’ll discuss best practices when following a low potassium diet, including foods high in potassium to avoid.
For older adults, proper nutrition is especially important for maintaining or improving health and overall well-being. While everyone’s exact dietary needs are different, and should be discussed with a healthcare professional, the following nutrition tips are some best practices for everyone – especially seniors.
A personal chef is defined as a culinary professional hired by multiple clients to prepare make-ahead meals in the client’s home kitchens, based on their needs and food preferences. It’s a relatively new type of service that’s gaining in popularity across the US, and provides a lot of value to clients with busy schedules, specific diets, and an appetite for great-tasting meals. So what does it typically cost? In the post, we answer that question.
Whole foods do have an amazing ability to enhance seniors’ health and well being. If your weekly grocery list already contains a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains…good for you and keep up the good work. On the other hand, if your grocery list leaves something to be desired, adding these nutrient-dense foods can supercharge your health and make you feel rejuvenated!
We are pleased to introduce Leslie Chapman as one of our newest franchisees. Leslie is a Senior Care Consultant who lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Leslie is married to Executive Chef, Oscar Chapman. The couple and their team of professional chefs look forward to serving Seniors in Buckhead, Midtown, North Dekalb and the greater Atlanta area.