Sound nutrition is becoming an increasingly prominent topic in the minds of Canadians. And we know that seniors in particular have many good questions to ask about a wide variety of nutrition topics ranging from things such as protein consumption, carbs, the healthiest fruits and vegetables, and many others.
We created a series of videos where our consultant dietitian Andrea Olynyk R.D. addresses some of the most commonly asked questions, from you, our customers.
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If you have a question that is not addressed by any of the videos, please do not hesitate to send it to us at email@example.com.
In this video, Andrea answers the following important question: "What kind of meals can I eat to help manage my high blood pressure?".
We often get questions about food recommended for seniors with diabetes. In the video Andrea answers the question "What kind of foods should I eat if I have Type 2 Diabetes?".
Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a condition that can pose challenges to people in getting adequate nutrition. In this video, Andrea answers the following question: "I have problems swallowing, can I put my food in the blender or should I be eating pureed food?".
We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for us. But which are the best? Here, Andrea responds to the question "What are the healthiest fruits and vegetables?".
A healthy diet or a fad? In this video, Andrea dives into the subject of low-carb diets and answers the question "Are low-carb diets suitable for everyone?".
Osteoporosis is a disease that disproportionately affects seniors. But fortunately, there are preventative measures that we can adopt. In this video, Andrea answers the two part question "What can I do to prevent Osteoporosis? Does drinking milk help?".
Omega-3 fatty acids are widely known for their health benefits, but does source of these fats make a difference? In this video, Andrea gives her take on the question "What do you think about taking Omega-3 supplements?".
Proteins are the building blocks of the body, used to both build and repair tissue. But are we getting enough of them? Here Andrea answers one of our customers' question "How many grams of protein do I need every day?".
Our Canadian weather sometimes makes it hard to spend much time outside therefore reducing our intake of Vitamin D. Andrea answers the question "Do I need to take Vitamin D supplements if I don't spend a lot of time outdoors?".
When it comes to nutrition, we often get a lot of questions pertaining to weight loss and ways this can be achieved. In this video, Andrea addresses the following question: "Any advice on what to eat (or what not to) to help me lose weight?".