Ageing Gracefully Through Good Nutrition

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Ageing gracefully is an artform, and healthy ageing isn’t just about avoiding wrinkles! Every part of our body is ageing every minute of every day, so it is important to make sure that our diet provides us with the vital nutrition we need to support the thousands of functions of a healthy body.

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5 Recipes Kids Love

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Cooking with kids can be both a fun activity and a great way to educate them about food. It’s important to choose recipes that they will enjoy making, and that are going to be a healthy addition to their diet. Whether it’s a fun snack or a whole meal, try these five recipes that kids love.

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Meal Replacement Shakes for Seniors

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If you have the health interests of an older loved one at heart, or if you’re a senior and have an eye on your own nutritional intake - the world of replacement shakes can seem confusing. But here’s a fact: under-nutrition because of lack of eating is real and it can cause health problems if not managed properly.

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Brain-Boosting Smoothies for Seniors

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Studies have shown that dark-skinned fruits and vegetables such as kale, spinach, beets, blueberries, raspberries, and cherries contain high antioxidant levels and help protect brain cells. 

To increase fibre and healthy fat intake, add flaxseed, chia seeds and coconut oil to the menu. Here are our Top 2 Brain-Boosting Smoothie Recipes!

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How Nutritional Supplements can Help Improve Nutrition for Seniors

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As seniors grow older, issues with dietary concerns and nutrition can have a serious impact on good health. In an overseas study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the links between being underweight and malnourished leading to higher mortality rates were highlighted – and it's something care-givers should take very seriously. 

Geriatricians already know that lack of eating is a common and potentially dangerous problem facing many seniors with increasingly complex eating/dietary issues. 

Fortunately, for worried family members who find it challenging to entice a loved one to eat more, the use of nutrition-rich drink supplements can help ease the stress. 

Before making any changes to the diet of a senior in your life, it's important that you talk to their doctor and understand what they nutritional needs are, so that you can utilise the benefits of a great quality supplement and balance the goodness with other fresh fruit, vegetables and proteins. 

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