Why Good Nutrition Starts with Quality Menu Planning

For many residents their meals are the highlight and focus of their day.

You don’t need to be a dietitian to know that if you don’t eat well, you don’t feel well. Food provides us with the fuel that supports so many other functions.

Today we’re joined by Dr Karen Abbey (Nutrition and Catering Consulting and NAC Global Hub). Dr Abbey has a history as Manager Food Services, is the Church Resources Food Services Ambassador, and with her PhD is a food systems specialist.

In this episode we discuss:

– Quality menu planning, with choice

– Reducing unintentional weight loss & frailty

– Reducing unnecessary supplement use

– Making  places more home like

– When is that sugar-free/diabetic diets have a place

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