Archive for the ‘Brain Healthy Food & Nutrition’ Category
The chefs at Senior Living Residences’ communities create delicious and healthful recipes daily as part of our Brain Healthy Cooking Program, our spin on the Mediterranean Diet aimed to boost residents’ brain and […]
Leafy green vegetables, such as kale, spinach, Swiss chard, and collard greens, are a central component of brain healthy cooking. In fact, in a study of more than 950 older […]
Cinco De Mayo festivities can often be packed with gut-busting dishes like cheesy burritos, beefy tacos and sugary margaritas. Senior Living Residences’ chefs offer up their favorite brain healthy recipes & tips to cut the guilt out of your south of the border dishes.
Like breakfasts in many parts of the world, breakfasts in the Mediterranean vary depending on the day of the week. On the weekend, breakfast (or brunch) is an opportunity […]
We are well aware that Ireland is not a country of the Mediterranean, but that doesn’t mean we should try to give a brain-healthy spin to some of our favorite Irish Recipes. Here are some healthful alternatives to Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers and Mash, and Irish Soda Loaf.
Who wants to waste calories on something labeled as “healthy” that tastes like cardboard? The truth is, I could give you a list of ingredient substitutes that can make your favorite pies more healthful, but it will still have sugar in it, and it will not be as satisfying as that big hunk of chocolate creme pie you’ve been dreaming of.
What does Tom Brady actually eat? A recently published interview with Tom Brady’s personal chef prompts us to explore the fundamentals of Brady’s diet that every senior should incorporate into their own diet to promote brain health
Satisfy your sweet tooth over the holidays with tasty Mediterranean desserts. Mediterranean treats often add healthy ingredients with delicious results. Many feature nuts, either folded in or sprinkled on top, or fruit, fresh or dried, for example.
Whether you need to prepare snacks and appetizers or you’re bringing a side dish to a dinner party, we’ve put together a few of our favorite brain healthy, mediterranean style recipes for your holiday get togethers. Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in brain healthy foods can benefit people at any and every age. It reduces inflammation, regulates blood sugar, promotes heart health and scientists are now finding it may have an effect on delaying the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
What is the difference between the MIND diet, the DASH Diet and the Mediterranean Diet? Oldway’s Kelly Toups explains.