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Put Spring in Your Step and on Your Plate!

Most fruits and vegetables are now available year round, but many are at their true peak of season from March to early June. Produce enjoyed in season is at peak flavor and nutrition – so tasty "cooking" may mean just a quick rinse under the faucet and a slice onto the plate! Seasonal produce typically comes at a lower cost, too.

Thyme-Roasted Radishes and Carrots

Roasting radishes caramelizes their natural sugars for a mellow sweetness reminiscent of a potato and turnip combined.  Delicious and beautiful combined with baby carrots – a great way to welcome spring!

Protein needs for older adults

Date: Apr 15, 2016

Protein needs for older adults

Americans generally do not lack for protein in their diet, but older adults may be one group that actually needs to add more protein. That's because a gradual loss of muscle mass and function occurs with aging. The consequences of muscle loss are poor muscle strength and less ability to be independent.

Try this unique take on breakfast – a salad! Add a hardboiled egg, glass of milk or side of turkey sausage to round-out protein intake!

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

Savor the flavor of eating right during National Nutrition Month and every month of the year!

Taste is the #1 reason most choose the foods they eat.  So why not plan to make room for great taste and good nutrition on your plate?  Try these simple tips to get started:

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