The Health Benefits of Omega-3s: Hero or Hype?

Posted by Kaerrie Hall

Jun 26, 2018 9:15:00 AM

What are omega-3s fatty acids and how important are they to your health? In this article, we take a look at the different types of omega-3s, the ways in which omega-3s benefit your health, and several omega-3 food sources to consider adding to your diet.

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Topics: health tips, patients, healthy living, health conditions, diet, healthy eating

The Dangers of Fad Diets and How They Can Be Harmful to Seniors

Posted by Sally Writes

Apr 17, 2018 9:48:29 AM

It’s easy to get swept up in the buzz surrounding a fad diet, but is it safe? Dropping weight too quickly can have consequences, but as this article explains, the dangers of fad diets may be more severe and especially harmful to seniors.

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Topics: health tips, healthy living, patients, healthy eating, diet

9 Healthy Eating Habits You Should Start Right Now

Posted by Kaerrie Hall

Apr 3, 2018 9:30:00 AM

It’s never too late to make better food choices. If you’ve been neglecting good nutrition, implementing these 9 healthy eating and drinking habits based on tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics can help turn things around.

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Topics: health tips, healthy living, patients, healthy eating, diet

Nutrition for Seniors: 6 Feel-Great Nutrients For Older Adults

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jan 16, 2018 7:15:00 AM

Keep your body healthy as you age with helpful information about nutrition for seniors. Start with these 6 important nutrients.

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Topics: health tips, healthy living, patients, diet

What Makes Omega-3 Fatty Acids So Special?

Posted by The CareSync Team

Nov 17, 2016 1:40:00 PM

They're great for your heart!

Omega-3 fatty acids can help lower your risk of heart disease. The ways they help the heart include:

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Topics: diet, healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, American Heart Association (AHA)

A Snack That's Good for Your Brain? That's Nuts!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Nov 17, 2016 1:40:00 PM

Literally. Nuts are a great source of vitamin E, which studies suggest could be linked to less decline in cognitive abilities. Additionally, nuts are packed with other great nutritional value, boasting vitamins, minerals, protein and heart-healthy fats like omega-3 fatty acids.

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Topics: diet, recipes, healthy living, health tips, family health, observances & holidays

Hot Chocolate With Fewer Carbs

Posted by The CareSync Team

Nov 3, 2016 10:49:00 AM

Who doesn’t swoon over a nice cup of hot chocolate? But if you’re getting the one at the neighborhood coffee house, it could contain 60 grams of carbs (or more!), even when it’s made with low-fat milk.

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Topics: diet, recipes, healthy eating

Reduce Your Cholesterol for Better Heart Health

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 26, 2016 10:45:00 AM

High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for developing heart disease (the leading cause of death in the U.S.) or having a stroke (the fifth leading cause of death). In fact, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the higher your blood cholesterol level, the higher your risk of developing heart disease or having a heart attack.

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Topics: diet, fitness & exercise, healthy living, health tips, heart health

Eat a Rainbow of Foods

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 12, 2016 12:01:00 PM

You may have heard doctors and dieticians use the phrase “eat the rainbow” to encourage people to include more fruits and vegetables in their diets. But what may surprise you is just how many health benefits a colorful variety of produce can deliver.

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Topics: diet, recipes, healthy living, health tips, family health, healthy eating

4 Steps to Food Safety

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 29, 2016 8:41:22 AM

Even though America has one of the safest food supplies in the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates roughly 48 million Americans get sick from a foodborne illness each year, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die. While foodborne illnesses are common, the good news is we can do a lot to prevent them.

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Topics: diet, recipes, healthy living, health tips, family health, observances & holidays

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