Tag Archives: Healthy eating

March is National Nutrition Month

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Did you know? March is National Nutrition Month.

With Spring’s arrival we’re all looking forward to green sprouts on the horizon. In fact, Spring may have inspired The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to initiate “National Nutrition Month” in March – a time to anticipate new growth and new thoughts about what we eat. Continue reading “March is National Nutrition Month” »

Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of the Day

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The Benefits of Breakfast for Seniors | Vista Prairie Blog

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While this is true for almost everyone, it remains especially true for seniors. In fact, breakfast is even more important for seniors to include in their everyday routine than it is for children or adults because they typically have a more difficult time absorbing nutrients. A healthy meal in the morning is the best chance for seniors get a lot of the vitamins and minerals they need.

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What’s Cooking: Triple Chocolate Chip Muffins – Healthy and Delicious!

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It’s the last full week of March, which means National Nutrition Month is almost over. Why not celebrate your hard work with a treat. These Triple Chocolate Chip Muffins taste great AND are healthy! They’re packed with good-for-you nutrition like fiber and protein and are low in calories. Make them today… And don’t forget to share!

Triple Chocolate Chunk Muffins
Serves 12

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Eating Healthy After 50

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Culinary Club with Chef Barry

Often times as you get older, you experience changes in smell and taste causing food preferences to shift. Most of the time food might taste bland or you’ve simply lost your appetite. Chef Barry from Vista Prairie’s Monarch Meadows Senior Living in North Mankato believes eating healthy after 50 doesn’t need to be complicated. He has developed some tried and trued methods to help seniors eat healthy in spite of these changes.

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