March is National Nutrition Month and here at Bigelow Family Home Care we love to assist our clients, caregivers and their families in making smart informed decisions when choosing what to eat. Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before a long event , the food you choose can make a real big difference. Preparing your food in advance by planning meals and snacks can also help to reduce food loss and waste. Also,

Learning how to manage food resources at home will help you by gaining the needed nutrients and by saving you money.

Here are a few tips on how to build a healthy lifestyle with Bigelow Family Home Care:
-Include a variety of healthful foods from all of the food groups on a regular basis.
-Consider the food you have on hand before buying more at the store.
-Buy only the amount that can be eaten or frozen within a few days and plan ways to use leftovers later in the week
-Be mindful of portion sizes. Eat and drink the amount thats right for you.
-Read Labels
-Reduce the amount of food you buy that has added sugar. “Added Sugar Is Not So Sweet”
-Limit the amount of foods you buy that are high in sodium. “Shake The Salt Habit”

If You know of someone or think you may be in need of Home Care services, give us a call for a personal in-home consultation with absolutely no obligation. Bigelow Family Home Care puts family first and can provide as little or as much help as you may need.

If You have any questions please give us a call today at 661-526-7694, to schedule a private consultation at no cost to you.

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