Meal Delivery Service vs. Personal Chefs: An Honest Comparison

Meal Delivery Service vs. Personal Chefs: An Honest Comparison

Here’s a radical statement coming from a personal chef company: personal chef services aren’t for everyone.  Please try to contain your shock!  While we provide a personal chef service at Chefs For Seniors, our priority is one thing: client satisfaction.  We want you to be informed so you can make the best decision for you or your loved ones… even if that means not choosing a personal chef service like ours.

7 Food Additives and Preservatives to Avoid

7 Food Additives and Preservatives to Avoid

There are many reasons why food additives and preservatives are so prevalent in packaged, processed foods.  For one, they help keep food fresh longer and reduce the risk of contamination.  In some cases, like vitamin fortification in cereal, additives can enhance the nutrient value of foods.

While some food additives and preservatives aren’t harmful to most people, there are some that should be avoided.  Here’s a list of 7 Food Additives and Preservatives to Avoid. 

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation is one of the main tools used by the body to fight illness and disease.  In most cases, inflammation is a natural part of the healing process. However, some chronic medical conditions cause the body to have an overly inflammatory response.  One of the best measures you can take to reduce unnecessary inflammation is to eat a diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods. 

Diet Tips To Prevent Memory Loss

Diet Tips To Prevent Memory Loss

While it’s been proven that your diet is heavily correlated with risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, at this point little is known about the connection between diet and memory loss – specifically diseases like Alzheimer’s. 

Despite the lack of concrete evidence at this point, here are some foods and diet tips based on early research that can help prevent memory loss as you age.

11 Tips: Caring For Aging Parents

11 Tips: Caring For Aging Parents

Caring for aging parents can be both purposeful and stressful.  While you want to be there for your loved ones, many family caregivers can feel like they’re being robbed of their own life experiences.  Sometimes, this can even cause ill will toward your parents and other siblings.  The following tips can help you care for your aging parents while lessening the emotional toll and inherent stress. 

Dehydration Prevention & Treatment For The Elderly

Dehydration Prevention & Treatment For The Elderly

Dehydration is an excess loss of water that disrupts the body’s normal functions.  It takes place when someone loses more fluids than they take in. For many elderly people, chronic dehydration is a major concern that can lead to hospitalization and health issues. Generally speaking, humans can only survive for 4 days without water. 

Mechanical Soft vs. Soft Foods Diet

Mechanical Soft vs. Soft Foods Diet

If you have certain medical conditions or are recovering from surgery, your doctor may recommend a mechanical soft or soft foods diet.  While these two eating plans sound similar, they’re actually quite different in terms of what foods are allowed and what they’re prescribed for.  In this article we’ll discuss the differences between these two oft-prescribed diets.