It is understood that nutrition and a well-balanced diet are key to overall maximum health and wellness. Giving our body the nutrients and fuel we need for our day to day living puts in the best position for performance, coherence and resilience. With summer in full swing, it is common place to find a be in every backyard or ice creamy desserts to help try and beat the heat. As the seasons change, steady we must stay when it comes to healthy eating especially if certain foods stand to create problems for those with diabetes or arthritis.
Being health conscientious doesn’t have to mean eating nothing but bland food. A little open mindedness, preparation and research can go a long to making every meal a delicious and nutritious one. There are dietary adjustments we can make in meal preparation designed to cater to the guidelines of multiple conditions.
Arthritis refers to painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. For Seniors with this condition, it is recommended the consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids as these have been shown to lower inflammation. Vitamin D and Calcium are also beneficial and when combined together can boost cartilage function. One dish that boasts heapings of all three is baked salmon seasoned in a cranberry glazing served with broccoli.
There are different sorts of Diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the body and how it processes blood sugar. Type 1 diabetes is where the pancreas produces little to no insulin. There is also Prediabetes which involves high blood sugar but not type 2 diabetes blood sugar. One tip for stabilizing and maintaining blood sugar levels throughout the day is snacking. Steady consistent consumption of veggies, fruit, whole grains and good carbs will equal to happy sugar levels.
A-1 Home Care is the leader in Southern California caregiving and for good reason. Established since 1991, our registered and experienced caregivers are expertly trained in all areas home care. We will custom design a unique care plan tailor made for your loved. We assist in all areas of need around the home and see available on a 24Hour live in or hourly basis. We specialize in Diabetes Care and will work with you reach your blood sugar goals. Between medication supervision, insulin assistance, transportation to doctor’s visits and custom meal preparation, your loved will never have anything to worry about. A-1 Home Care is also State licensed, bonded and insured for your peace of mind.
Contact us today to learn more about our range of services for your loved one. Our diverse staff come from all ethnic backgrounds and carry with them two years of professional experience. They are all cpr certified, first aid trained and come with full live-scan background check. We can arrange at no cost face to face interviews with caregivers either in your home or at our office and will make sure there is a full comparability match. We are the home care provider of choice for all of Southern California and are proud to serve Culver City, Encino and Santa Monica. Contact us today at (562) 929-8400 or (310) 657-8780