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Encouraging the elderly to eat

As we age, it can become increasingly difficult to eat well. There are lots of reasons why an elderly person might lose their appetite, this can range from various health conditions, to taking medications and even depression or loneliness. If you’re looking after an older relative, friend or neighbour, then we have put together some […]

The benefits of eating potatoes

At this time of year, one thing many of us like to indulge in is comfort eating. Hearty potatoes are great for keeping us warm and they’re packed full of goodness too, so you don’t have to feel guilty for indulging. Here’s why the spud is so good for you: It is packed full of […]

Advice on healthy eating for the elderly

As part of Healthy Eating Week, which takes place from September 28 until October 4, we’re offering our expert advice on how the elderly can have a healthy diet and why it’s so important for them to do so. A diet rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids is a must and will have great […]

Maintaining a good diet during lockdown

It’s important for our physical and mental health, especially during the current lockdown restrictions, that we maintain a good diet. Here are some of our top tips to help you: Plan ahead Planning meals in advance helps you to stick to the healthier and more nutritional options. If you don’t plan ahead you will more […]

The benefits of potassium in our diet

We all know that healthy eating is extremely important and we have previously blogged about the importance of vitamin D for people with dementia, how garlic is a super food we should all be including in our diets and how an elderly person can keep their health in check with kale. But today we want […]