The following are tips for improving the care recipient’s diet

Try: Reduce salt intake to help prevent water retention and high blood pressure look for the low sodium label and season meals with a few grains of course sea salt instead of cooking with salt try to eat some good fats focus on olive oil avocados salmon walnuts flaxseed and other monounsaturated fats eat fiber raw fruits and veggies whole-grains and beans are good sources of fiber try to limit carb intake bad carbohydrates, also known as simple or unhealthy carbs, are foods such as white flour refined sugar and white rice instead choose good or complex carbs such as whole grains beans fruits and vegetables monitor the cr’s sugar intake added sugar can be hidden in foods such as bread canned soups and vegetables pasta sauce instant mashed potatoes frozen dinners fast food and ketchup check food labels for alternate terms for sugar such as corn syrup molasses brown rice syrup cane juice fructose sucrose dextrose or maltose put five colors on the cr’s plate this will make dinner interesting for the cr fruits and veggies rich in color correspond to rich nutrients think blackberries melons yams spinach tomato zucchini

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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