Use less salt! Reduce your sodium intake to reduce water retention and high blood pressure.
Eat good fats! Avocados, olive oil, walnuts, and salmon are all examples of “good fats” that can protect you from bad cholesterol and raise your good cholesterol.
Go fiber! Fiber is a crucial part of a nutritional diet, as it reduces constipation, lowers your risk of chronic disease, and helps you feel more full when eating.
Eat more veggies! The best way to prepare vegetables is by steaming or sautéing them in olive oil. Olive oil preserves nutrients and is a great example of the good fats doctors recommend.
Diversify your plate! A helpful tip from Japanese food culture is to include five colors on your plate. Fruits and
veggies rich in color correspond to rich nutrients (blackberries, melons, yams, spinach, tomatoes, zucchini).
“Our dietary department is a crucial aspect of our operations here at Morris Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and we take great pride
in the food we make here. We understand that many health issues our residents encounter can potentially be avoided with the right diet. Our dietary department is superb, and works with every resident individually to create personalized nutrition plans. This being Nutrition Month, we salute the work they do and thank them for it,” said Estela Rono, Assistant Administrator at Morris Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Morris Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a top-notch 191-bed skilled nursing and comprehensive care facility serving the healthcare needs of the Bronx, New York. Located at 1235 Pelham Parkway North, Bronx, NY, Morris Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center offers 24-hour comprehensive inpatient care to their residents. Services include exceptional long-term care and short-term rehabilitation for individuals coming from an acute-care setting, an Alzheimer's/
For more information on Morris Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, visiting hours or general inquiries, kindly contact Estela Rono at 718.231.4300 or at EstelleR@morrisparkrehab.com. Like them at Facebook.com/