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CMS Regulations for Nursing Homes Regarding Meal Times and the 14 Hour Rule

Recently we have had a few questions about meal times and the 14 hour rule from CMS for nursing facilities. The concerns are related primarily to the requirements for spacing of the evening meal and the next day’s breakfast especially in the context of person centered dining. Facilities are trying to balance regulations with personal choice and this is fairly easy to achieve.

Why Missing Out On Whole Foods Robs Us Of Good Nutrition

You’ve been robbed nutritionally! Find out how “primitive” whole foods can restore the rich nutrition you need and transform your health.

5 Handy Diet Tips For Men

While we all might wish for a quick fix, successful diet plans for men involve a change in lifestyle combined with a smart exercise and training routine and a healthy nutrition plan. Check out these 5 handy diet tips for men will help your weight loss goals.

Tips for Healthy Eating On the Run

When life gets busy, it’s very easy to skip meals or make unhealthy food choices without thinking. Learn how to make the best possible choices for your health when on the run.

Avocado: Super Food or Super Fad?

Nowadays it seems that almost everyplace you go to eat has some item being advertised with Avocado as the selling factor. Avocados are in fact very good for you, but don’t think that a little piece of this fruit (yes, it is a fruit, not a vegetable) will instantly make a Big Mac healthy. It is a super food, but it’s not green gold so a side of guacamole at Chipotle won’t erase the 1,000-calorie burrito you just ate.

Catch Them Young – Ensure Your Child Is Physically Active!

I am a firm believer in being physically active. Not just for the 45 min exercise period, but during the whole day. I gym fairly regularly and it pains me to see young girls in the gym with physical trainers, on a weight loss regimen – I am talking of girls in class 8, 9! These girls are overweight or obese and probably have been enrolled in the gym by their parents. Where have the days gone when children could stay fit just by playing and being active!

Could You Be Deficient In B12? Know Everything About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

If you don’t take animal product or you have a condition that limits your ability of absorbing nutrients, you should take supplements containing multivitamins. It’s also wise to eat breakfast cereal fortified with vitamin B12. If you are in a family where one of your family members has the condition, you should consider going for a physical check-up to ascertain whether you are suffering from the condition yourself.

Macronutrients References to Calculate Your Daily Intake for Muscle Gains

Most people know about the macro-nutrients; they are an essential element for a well-balanced nutrition, but more important is to know the necessary amount of how many you should get in your daily intake so you can gain muscle this article is a quick description of each macro-nutrient and a reference of the amount necessary to consume of each one. First of all, what are macro-nutrients? Well to put it simple, they are the nutrient that are majorly contained within the food.

5 Simple Steps To Avoid the Temptation to Overindulge

Being armed with the right tools to get you out or see you through a tempting situation is all you need to manage the office party, friend’s birthday or simply a tough day at work. These simple 5 steps help you to tackle those situations head on, knowing you have the tools to get you through it.

Wake Up, America! Your Breakfast (And Every Other Meal) Is Full Of Chemicals!

With the rate of illness skyrocketing in America, this article sets out to uncover the causes driving the rise of ADHD, allergies, autism, obesity, Parkinson’s disease, and more and points to pesticides and genetically-modified organisms as underlying causes. Furthermore, it discusses FDA and USDA food label guidelines, what’s bad about processed foods, and what action steps readers can take to improve food choices and our overall food supply.

15 Tips for Better Family Nutrition

This list of tips for better family nutrition is a compilation that have worked with numerous patients over the years in a variety of settings with a myriad of backgrounds. Not every tip may work for you but focusing on one or two will still help you to stay healthy.

Are You Over 70? Here Are the Supplements You Need to Take

If you have been fortunate to reach 70+ years and are still in good health you need to do some things to insure that you maintain that health. There are many supplements that can help with a vast variety of ailments but there are three that almost everyone can benefit from and help make your golden years healthier and more enjoyable.

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