Have you ever heard that the prettier your food is, the better it is for you? We are talking color now.
If you happen to get your hands on a copy of 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life by Dave Grotto, you will have a healthy guide leading you toward what TO eat, not necessarily what NOT to eat. If fact, the book emphasizes and validates that a variety of fruits, veggies and whole grains is very important and follows the 2005 Dietary Guidelines and MyPyramid suggestions.
In the past few years we have seen an increasing number of fruits and vegetables entering our store shelves that are ‘new’ to us. In fact, many of these foods have had a long history of existence; they have just been long gone in the traditional diets of present. If we begin to introduce these healthy items back in, we will be able to create a fresh approach to our dietary needs while learning what we have been missing.
By following some or all of the suggestions in this tome, you can help your senior maintain their health and, even at an elderly age, create some preventative routines to ensure their health does not take a negative turn. Learning what healthy foods will support their medication and flavor their taste buds can get your elder back in the mood for some ‘good’ food.
Pretty food can make a world of difference. Check out what colors are right for the senior you care for. Remember that With Age Comes Respect and do what you can to maintain that motto.