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Nutrition for Seniors

Let’s face it, many of us struggle to eat healthy. Most of us want to feel fit and look good, but we struggle to make the right healthy eating choices, or we may not even know what those choices are. Particularly if you are an older adult, you will have heard all different things about how to eat healthy, and it can be confusing. We want to help make things easier and more understandable with a few healthy eating tips for seniors below. Healthy Eating Tips Eat a Variety of Foods – When people talk about eating healthy, one thing
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How to Monitor Your Caffeine Intake

A delicious hot cup of coffee can be a great way to start the day. It can also be great to grab a cup of coffee with friends and chat about anything and everything. However, while coffee can be delicious, and it can give you a jolt of energy, it is important to monitor your caffeine intake. Below, you can learn more about how to do so. Why should you monitor your caffeine intake? Caffeine can be good for your body in many ways, but too much coffee can pose problems for your health and well-being. Someone who has lots
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Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy

This month is American Heart Month! What better way to take care of your heart than by following the tips below! 1. Exercise – Being active is a major contributor to keeping your ticker ticking. Getting enough exercise can significantly improve your cardiovascular health. At least 30 minutes of exercise a day is recommended. 2. No Smoking – There are numerous reasons to quit smoking, including improved heart health. So, if you are trying to keep your heart healthy, it is time to quit. 3. Healthy Diet – Diet plays a huge role in our health, including the health of
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Heart Healthy Foods That Help Your Cardiac Diet

Following a heart healthy or cardiac diet can benefit everyone- even those who do not have heart disease. Heart healthy foods are foods that have a lot of nutrients and avoid sodium and large quantities of sugar. At Freedom Home Care, we have put together a list of these foods to incorporate into your everyday diet.   When you incorporate these foods into your lifestyle, you are fueling your body with everything it needs to stay as healthy as possible and improve your overall health. These foods can help you lose weight, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and will
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A Good Breakfast for Senior Citizens

Are you running out of breakfast ideas for your loved ones to stay healthy and have energy throughout the day? Starting out the day with a nutritious and healthy breakfast might help prevent health conditions for your loved one. Luckily for you, we at Freedom Home Care, your home care agency, have some ideas for you!   When asking around, we found that the most difficult part about eating healthy, especially for elders, is all the planning that goes into it. Our first tip for you is to plan out what your loved one is going to eat for the
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The Fatty Liver Diet

Did you know that eating the wrong foods can cause just as much damage to your body as alcohol? That’s right! Eating the wrong foods can increase the amount of fat that is stored in your liver.   The result of too much fat being stored in the liver is inflammation, scarring or even permanent liver damage. People living with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) should stick to a strict diet, which is detailed below.   Foods to avoid Sugar. People living with NAFLD should limit the amount of sugar in their diet. This is because excess sugar in the
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