Carbohydrates are one of the most confusing aspects of nutrition. Low-carb diets are popular, but not many of us understand the benefits, or the effects carbs have on our blood sugar. If you do want to cut carbs, how do you do it, and which ones
These easy, tasty recipes will warm your body and soul
By Meggan Hill for Next Avenue
Just as autumn has a traditional color palette, classic tastes are also associated with the season: rich pumpkin, tart cranberry, comforting apple and distinctive cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
The three recipes below wrap fall’s flavors in wonderfully-scented,
Food is one of the top considerations for anyone moving into a continuing care community like Emporia Presbyterian Manor. It’s obviously important that the food is tasty, satisfying and nutritious. But what about residents who have special dietary
New research provides more good news for those who love their java
By Rita Rubin for Next AvenueTwo recent large studies suggest it might have been coffee that bubbled from the fountain of youth.
Both studies, one conducted in the United States, one across 10 European countries, found that people who drank even a single cup of coffee a day
Here’s the latest research on smart food choices as we age
How obsessing over protein could be harmful to your health
If you’re like me, you often find yourself confused by how many health headlines contradict one another. Lately, I’ve found this to be true where protein is concerned, particularly the protein needs of adults aged
You don’t have to give up all the flavor if you use a “sliding scale of decadence”
By Joanna Pruess for Next Avenue
Do you long to eat favorite foods from your youth without a side order of guilt? With creative tweaking, chocolaty brownies, creamy scalloped potatoes, hearty meatloaf, green bean-mushroom casserole with fried onions and other comfort foods can