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

Food Safety Advice For Your Holiday Meal Planning

Posted by The CareSync Team

Dec 11, 2017 9:15:00 AM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages you to think of food safety advice as the most important ingredient in preparing food for the holidays. The following pulls together several useful food safety resources that will help you keep your holiday meal planning and preparation safe.

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

Delicious Holiday Diabetic Recipes (For Anyone Eating Healthy)

Posted by Chantelle Marcelle

Nov 21, 2017 10:42:41 AM

Diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy healthy holiday foods that taste amazing. Here are a few diabetic recipes that are delicious for anyone, whether you are just looking for healthy recipes or managing blood sugar due to diabetes and other conditions.

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Topics: chronic conditions, diabetes, healthy living, care coordination, patients, health tips, healthy eating

How to Keep Your Bones Healthy and Strong

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Especially as you age and your risk for osteoporosis increases, it’s important to know how to keep your bones healthy and strong. Use the tips in this article to help you achieve good bone health.

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Topics: chronic conditions, healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, aging

Senior Nutrition: Healthy Eating for Aging Better

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 25, 2017 10:30:13 AM

Millions of seniors suffer from malnutrition, a state of unbalanced nutrition, which can create multiple health problems. In this post, we explore ways to achieve balanced senior nutrition.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, healthy eating

10 Ways to Add More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

Posted by The CareSync Team

Mar 14, 2017 1:13:07 PM

If your dinner plate is full of bland, beige, and all-around blah food, chances are you're not getting the nutrition you need. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends filling half that plate with fruits and vegetables. Do the same for every meal and you won’t just be adding color, flavor, and texture; you’ll also be getting a healthy dose of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

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

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

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: healthy eating, diet, recipes

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

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