Who doesn't love and long for summer? Buttery sunlit days are dotted with watermelon seeds and soaked with ice cold lemonade. No matter where one may live in the U.S., they probably think summer is hot! Appetites made lighter by the heat can be indulged by plenty of delicious produce options, which are full of fiber & vibrant juices.
Earlier this month, our Senior VP of Menu Operations, Theresa Arguello-Thomas, joined Michele Kramer, Director of Health & Wellness Programming with LCS Health Services Division, for a Health Care High Wire podcast interview about IDDSI (International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative). The purpose of this podcast was to build awareness about the transition from NDD to IDDSI, especially within the Senior Living industry.
The damp, fresh smell of spring coupled with early signs of life brings the senses to life. Gardener's instinct kicks in and the gardening prep begins. Even though a growing zone may prove prohibitive in what one can plant in their own backyard, one can still find spring seasonal favorites at their local grocer or farmer's market. Strawberries anyone?
What do apples and oranges have in common? They're both in season right now!
Author: Lauren Merritt, MS, RD
With the new year, people have been setting personal goals for health and wellness. However, there is an abundance of nutrition information available at our fingertips; both true and false. It can be a little confusing, and overwhelming, to filter through all the information.