Selecting A Healthy Menu … In Life – March 2018
It’s hard to believe that spring beings March 20! Soon trees will be blooming, birds will be singing and everything will come to life. Not only does March kick off the start of spring, it’s also National Nutrition Month! As the seasons begin to change, have you considered how you can make smart choices and changes to live a vibrant life?
At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we strive to ensure our residents are living a healthy, happy and nutritious lives. Our Continuing Care Retirement Community in Concord, New Hampshire hopes the month of March gives you an opportunity to reflect on how you can live your best life surrounded by friends and family.
Havenwood Heritage Heights Dietitian
Tina Krueger RD, LD is the full time Registered Dietitian at Havenwood Heritage Heights, approaching 5 years of resident care. As our dietitian, she promotes good health, advice and counseling for residents and manages medical conditions through medically prescribed therapeutic diets. The diets offered at our CCRC in Concord are as follows:
- Regular Diet, which is the most liberal diet
- Consistent Carbohydrate Diet to aid in diabetes control
- Heart Healthy Diet which entails low fat and low salt options
- Gluten Free Diet for management of Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance
- Low Lactose Diet for lactose intolerance
In addition, Tina provides information and education for individual residents with other health conditions such as GI issues, weight management and drug/nutrient interaction. Furthermore, she assists residents in leading healthy lifestyles throughout the continuum of care found at Havenwood Heritage Heights.
Events at Havenwood Heritage Heights this Month
Learn more about our upcoming events here.
Blogs to Read This Month
Selecting healthy foods is an important aspect of your overall health, especially as you age. Learn tips to help you select nutrient-rich foods to ensure you are living a vibrant life. Learn more >>
Maintaining your weight is important to your future health status. As people age, they lose some muscle mass, therefore increasing frailty. Read more >>
Antioxidants are guaranteed to be in all colorful fruits and vegetables, but did you know coffee and tea provides potentially healthy antioxidant benefits too? Read more >>