Nutrition Links

Good nutrition is one way to keep your body healthy. Before making any dietary changes please be sure to speak with your doctor or other healthcare professional so that you can make changes that are right for you.

Aisle by Aisle Healthy Choices Pocket Guide? -Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina

Arthritis

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet recipesEpicurious has a wealth of great recipes
Anti-inflammatory Food PyramidInformation from Dr. Andrew Weil
Dealing with and Tackling Arthritis Video

There are lots of foods we eat that do so much more than just feed our body, they can provide healing nutrients and chemicals that interact with our cells to protect us against all manner of disease and illness. According to Joy Bauer MS, RD, CDN a national health and nutrition expert and various research, changing some of the foods that you consume can help to combat inflammation and, in turn, the pain it can cause.
Kenosha Aging and Disability Resource Center Arthritis Friendly Recipe Guide (PDF)Kenosha County ADRC created a simple recipe guide for arthritis friendly foods
"Nutrition and Your Arthritis: Get tips on eating well."The Arthritis Foundation’s tips for eating well.

Bones   

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Vitamin D and Bone Health Getting enough calcium and vitamin D is essential to building strong, dense bones when you’re young and to keeping them strong and healthy as you age. The information included here will help you learn all about calcium and vitamin D – the two most important nutrients for bone health.
Eating Right for Bones and Joints The nutrition therapy team at Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center in Boston have some recommendations to help keep your bones healthy and strong.

Diabetes

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American Heart Association Diabetic-Friendly Recipes  Eating a healthy, balanced diet can be a challenge. Avoiding excess saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, sodium and added sugars can be easy if you follow our tasty diabetes-friendly recipes.
Diabetic Gourmet A website dedicated to diabetic dining and healthy living
Diabetic LifestyleDiabetic Lifestyle is a resource for people affected by diabetes: people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, as well as their families and caregivers.
Diabetes Self-Management Diabetes Self-Management brings you the information you need to control your diabetes and improve your health.
Mayo Clinic Diabetic-Friendly Recipes Diabetes meal plan recipes
Taste.com  Living with diabetes can be a challenge, but these tasty recipes make it easier, and the whole family can enjoy them as well

 Heart Healthy - DASH Diet

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Epicurious DASH recipesEpicurious helps you to eat sensibly to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and reduce your risk of heart disease
Mayoclinic.com - DASH diet recipesThe DASH diet has been proved to reduce blood pressure, which can help you live a longer and healthier life.
National Institutes of Health - Lowering your blood pressure with DASHA 64 page guide to the DASH diet and using it to lower your blood pressure
DASH Diet Eating PlanThe Oregon Dairy Council website that supports the DASH eating plan approach to healthful eating

Stress

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Prevention - 13 foods that fight stressArticle about healthy foods that reduce stress and depression
Web MD - Diet for Stress ManagementA healthy diet can counter the impact of stress, by shoring up the immune system and lowering blood pressure