Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
Kitchen Updates for Food Safety — Detective Foodsafe® Tips

Kitchen Updates for Food Safety — Detective Foodsafe® Tips

Detective Foodsafe® doesn’t just help local restaurants with food safety violations but also is very concerned about what might be lurking in our kitchens at home. There are many things we can do to make our home food preparation safer for everyone who eats the food prepared there. Storing, handling and cooking food at home in… Continue Reading

Sandwich Generation Caregivers — Nutrition is Key to Health

Sandwich Generation Caregivers — Nutrition is Key to Health

During National Nutrition Month, awareness is increased about whether we are eating as well as we can for our personal health. Some of us find caring for our own nutrition a challenge with many obstacles to hurdle, especially for those who are family caregivers. Are you part of the sandwich generation? An adult who has… Continue Reading

Ensuring Older Adults are Getting the Nutrition They Need

Ensuring Older Adults are Getting the Nutrition They Need

We worry when those we love aren’t eating as well as they once did or as much as we think they should. It isn’t worry just for our kids, but also older adults in our lives. Poor nutritional intake affecting our aging senior loved ones is a real concern for many of us. Seniors continue to need… Continue Reading

Restaurants Advertise Healthier Choices – Do Kids Choose Them?

Restaurants Advertise Healthier Choices – Do Kids Choose Them?

It’s great to see so much attention being paid to what our children are eating. Is it making a difference? We reported in our post Eating for the Health Of It At Restaurants With Kids about the ongoing improvement of kid’s restaurant menus toward healthier options. There are many restaurant chains that have made changes to… Continue Reading

Facing and Overcoming Your Food Fears for the Health of It

Facing and Overcoming Your Food Fears for the Health of It

Many of us have food we will never eat – myself included. There are many reasons for not eating certain foods. An allergy to a substance is one good reason. If we experience a physical reaction when we eat a specific food, of course we need to avoid it. If we have a faith-based reason to avoid… Continue Reading

Eat Informed – Nutrition Labeling Coming to Restaurant Menus

Eat Informed – Nutrition Labeling Coming to Restaurant Menus

Finally, the wait is over! Years after the rule was enacted, restaurants will be mandated to provide consumers nutritional information about the foods they serve. Are you interested in this health information? Will you read it? Will it help change your order when you have some guidance about which foods fit into your health plan? Do you… Continue Reading