The Case for Quality Menus

  Assisted Living Menus

The kitchen is one of the most important components of a successful skilled nursing/assisted living facility, and it presents one of the most undervalued opportunities for overall improvement in resident satisfaction.  Not only are meals very important to residents,  but the kitchen is a large expenditure for facilities in both food and labor. Surprisingly, many …

Meet A.C.E. Selenium

  Antioxidants

Your body has a bouncer and his name is A.C.E. Selenium. There is a constant, literal fight going on inside of you. Regular body functions as basic as breathing or any physical activity produce molecules called free radicals. These bad guys start a chain reaction in a cell. Left unchecked they can create conditions leading …

Fiber and Glycemic Index

  Fiber | Glycemic Index

You’ve probably heard the term glycemic index but like many of us, you don’t know much about it. Glycemic Index  (GI) is a measurement of the effect that carbohydrates have on blood sugar levels. Like golf, high is bad, low is good. Carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion and rapidly release glucose (sugar) into …