Nutrition

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Our agency appreciates that education is key to quality care and good nutrition.

Our nurses and aides are trained in dietary needs of our patients and their families.

Nutrition

  • Meal Planning

  • Diabetic Dietary Needs

  • Meal preparation

  • Serving of meals

We Care About Your Health

Don’t Forget Fiber’s Finest ~ Load up on whole grain breads, rolls and cereals as well as brown rice and dried beans. When shopping, look for for the word “whole” at the top of the package ingredients.

Do Pick The Greenest ~ When buying salad greens, select those deepest in color – dark greens and reds. Why? The dark color means higher concentrations of antioxident vitamins A, C and E, folic acid, calcium and other nutrients.

Don’t Dismiss Frozen Produce ~ Some frozen fruits and vegetables contain as many nutrients as fresh produce – sometimes more. One study found frozen green beans had about twice the vitamin C as fresh beans that sat on display and in a refrigerator for nearly a week. 

Do Select “TV” Dinners Carefully ~ Choose frozen meals that contain less than 10 grams of fat and the least amount of sodium and cholesterol 

Don’t Pass Up Pasta ~ It’s high in protein and contains B vitamins and iron. 

More Dos ~ Avoid shopping on an empty stomach: choose fruit “juices” instead of  ”drinks” ; buy skinless poultry; remember that a standard serving of meat or fish should be the size of a deck of cards.