Nutrition for Seniors

All Foods Fit into a Healthy Diet

March 27, 2023
Nutrition Education for Senior Meal Sites

March is National Nutrition Month. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing helpful eating and physical activity habits. This March,…

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Simple Recipes for Holiday Gatherings

November 8, 2022
Recipe cards

Whether you’re looking to expand your list of go-to recipes to bring to a holiday potluck, or seeking something simple, fast and cheap to make, these recipes are sure to…

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Cancer Awareness and Prevention: Make Healthy Food Choices for Protection

October 28, 2022
Healthy foods that can prevent cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a month that is meaningful to many as breast cancer, and all cancers, affect millions annually. How can healthy choices reduce the risk…

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MOOve to Calcium-Rich Foods

August 15, 2022
Calcium-rich foods

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body with 99 percent found in teeth and bone. Calcium, with the help of vitamin D, builds bones and slows the degree…

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Eat Your Age: The Essential Nutrients You Need as You Get Older

August 11, 2022
Eat Your Age

There is so much information about what to eat and when to eat it, it’s all so overwhelming. Should you eat more protein and less carbs? Eat less meat and…

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Eat Fresh: Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables in Central Indiana

July 19, 2022
Apples fresh in season

Choosing seasonal fruits and vegetables can help you get more bang for your buck at local grocery stores and farmers markets. Additionally, it supports local farmers, provides local jobs, and…

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Eating a Rainbow for Better Health

June 28, 2022
Rainbow of fruits and vegetables

By Kristen Phillips and Emily Korte When you look around the grocery store’s produce section, you might notice a wide range of fruit and vegetable colors. Have you ever wondered…

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10 Hydrating Fruits and Vegetables

May 25, 2022
Watermelon a Hydrating Fruit

Spring and summer are on their way, bringing warm temperatures with them. As temperatures climb over the next several months, hydration becomes more important than ever. Our bodies need water…

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Let’s Get Physical! The Proven Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults

April 29, 2022
Benefits of exercise for seniors

On this blog, we typically focus on nutrition and how we can fuel our bodies for healthy aging. Today, however, we are going to focus on another important aspect of…

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Beans: A Secret Superstar for Excellent Nutrition

March 18, 2022
Beans Low Cost Food with High Nutrition Value

March is National Nutrition Month®, during which we spotlight different aspects of nutrition and how to fuel our bodies to their fullest potential. Today, we are highlighting a great source…

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