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The Truth About Frozen Meals

Posted by Bushra Hassan, MBA, RD LDN on May 4, 2022 12:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: Fresh vs. Frozen Home Delivered Meals, Healthy Home Delivered Meals, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Care Managers

Tips For Eating Healthy on a Budget

Posted by Alexandria Hadley, MS, RD, LD on Sep 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Food provides the nutrients we need, especially as we age. Eating healthy makes a difference in our health and improves how we feel and our sense of well-being.

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Topics: Food Assistance, Affordable, Healthy Foods, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Older Adults

Diabetes: Your Questions Answered!

Posted by Alexandria Hadley, MS, RD, LD on Jun 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Diabetes occurs when blood glucose levels are above normal. With diabetes, the body may not make enough insulin, use the insulin in the right way, or both, causing blood sugar levels to be too high.

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Topics: Chronic Disease Management, Diabetes, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Medically-Tailored Meals, Medicare Advantage, Maternal Health

Meet Chef Jake!

Posted by Alexandria Hadley, MS, RD, LD on Aug 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Executive Chef Jakob Fatica joined GA Foods in 2019. Chef "Jake"' has over 20 years of professional culinary arts experience. He is experienced in high-volume catering, and has worked in the healthcare, higher education, and hospitality sectors. Prior to joining GA Foods, he provided culinary direction at The Johns Hopkins Hospital System in Baltimore.

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Topics: Registered Dietitians, Nutrition Care, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Special Diets, Baby Boomers

Privacy Protection For Health Plans

Posted by Sean LoBianco on Apr 2, 2020 2:25:48 PM

Privacy protection, particularly in the world of healthcare, remains a primary concern for health plans, patients, and their families, especially as more systems and technology platforms compromise records.

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Topics: Healthy Home Delivered Meals, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Senior Health Plans, Cyber Security

Diabetes: What You Need To Know!

Posted by Maureen Garner, MS, RD, LD on Sep 12, 2019 11:10:00 AM

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Diabetes occurs when blood glucose levels are above normal. With diabetes, the body may not make enough insulin, use the insulin in the right way, or both, causing blood sugar levels to be too high.

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Topics: Chronic Disease Management, Diabetes, Healthy Meals for Seniors

Myth Busters: Older Adults DO Like Flavorful Foods!

Posted by Alexandria Hadley, MS, RD, LD on Aug 15, 2019 12:54:00 PM

Changes in eyesight. Hearing loss. Bone deficiency. Some conditions are inevitable as we age – especially without proper care and attention. But there are many misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding aging that make the entire process difficult and even a little confusing.

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Topics: Nutrition Care, Affordable, Healthy Foods, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Baby Boomers

Take Heart - Healthy Foods Can be Delicious!

Posted by Sean LoBianco on Jul 11, 2019 11:07:00 AM

(This post was originally published on February 15, 2018 and updated on July 10, 2019).

We all know that eating healthy can help to reduce your risk of heart disease-- and your waistline! But did you know that heart-healthy foods can be delicious? ! And it's easier than you may think! 

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Topics: Heart Disease, Healthy Meals for Seniors, Senior Nutrition

Debunking Myths: Fresh vs. Frozen

Posted by Sarah Rogers, MA, RDN, LDN on Jun 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM

With nutritious, wholesome, and convenient dishes in high demand, frozen meals are the perfect solution, yet there is still a commonly held belief that they are just processed and filled with preservatives. And while that may have been true 20 years ago, the food industry has evolved with pressure from health-conscious consumers who are looking for healthier frozen meals that are easier to find and prepare.

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Topics: Fresh vs. Frozen Home Delivered Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Healthy Meals for Seniors

Food Insecurity Among Seniors

Posted by Sean LoBianco on Mar 27, 2019 10:27:00 AM

With nearly 1 in 6 seniors facing the threat of hunger and malnourishment, food insecurity is now a nationwide epidemic that is getting more expansive by the day. And with a yearly healthcare bill of $130 billion due to medical issues stemming from senior hunger, it’s also getting more expensive.

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Topics: Healthy Meals for Seniors, Senior Nutrition

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