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With the major drought this past summer, many analysts have suggested food prices will spike. When it comes to fixed income senior living, affording the new price increase could be difficult.
We all love eating strawberries, particularly in the warmer months. However, could these fruits be doing more than just satisfying our cravings?
While many seniors may think of chocolate as a splurge in their daily diets, it could have some positive effects on the body.
Seniors understand that cutting cost is important, however some may be overwhelmed when trying to add a healthy diet to their budget. Seniors eating healthy has been tied to stronger organs and bones and boosting the body's immunity, according to Help Guide. Additionally, the news provider points to nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids that can keep the brain healthy longer.
Did you know that as adults age, the sense of thirst becomes less sensitive and attuned to the body's need for fluids? Lack of thirst, however, does not indicate the body needs fewer fluids throughout the day. According to the Mayo Clinic, adult males need on average 3 liters of fluid per day and females should consume about 2.2 liters of fluid per day. Fluids are important because water is essential for proper function of the body’s organs and cells. In fact, water makes up more than 60 percent of body weight.
In the last few years, information about the effects of gluten consumption has been sweeping the market. Originally, the-gluten free diet was designed for patients with Celiac disease, but it has recently become a popular diet for a host of other ailments and lifestyles.
There's nothing better than a cold cocktail during the dog days of summer, but you might be tired of the same old sangria or margarita. Enter the Cactus Berry Cocktail, a unique and refreshing drink that has a marvelous pink color and a delicious sweet taste. It may seem strange to mix tequila and red wine, but the flavor combination is sure to pop on your tongue and become a summer favorite.
Although seniors may practice eating healthy at home, it can be more of a struggle to stick to a diet when heading to a restaurant. However, making smart choices while dining out isn't impossible.