NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR
SENIORS

PROGRAMS & WORKSHOPS.

At NYEG we dedicate ourselves to spreading the mission of healthy living to all communities including Seniors. We encourage and educate how practicing a healthy diet can prevent common ailment including stress, diabetes, high blood sugar, heart problems, high cholesterol and others. Eating healthy can also certainly slow down the aging process and these workshops enable our seniors to make gradual changes in their lifestyle. At Food Services Group we understand that it can be difficult to change unhealthy nutritional behavior which is why our team is dedicated to easing the transition.

General Nutrition

  • My Plate

  • Fruits and Vegetables

  • Vitamins and Minerals

  • Fiber

  • Water & Liquids

  • Types of grains

  • Fish and Omega-3s

  • Meat & Iron Alternatives

  • Dairy and Calcium Alternatives

  • Salt and Hypertension

  • Obesity

  • Processed and junk foods

Healthy Lifestyle

  • GMOs and Organic Foods

  • Cultural foods

  • Vegetarian diet

  • Trending topics: paleo & vegan diets

  • Weight management 

  • Weight gain

  • Growing your own foods

Shop Smart & Eat Smart

  • Food shopping

  • Navigating a grocery store & farmers markets

  • Seasonal foods

  • How to read food labels

  • Eating outsmart Snacks & meals for on-the-go

  •  Portion sizes

Cooking & Meal Planning

  • Cooking/Recipe Demos

  • Cooking without a Kitchen

  • Menu and meal planning

  • Healthy holiday foods

  • Summer Barbeque

  • Healthy hor d'oeuvres

  • Religious dietary restrictions

Food Safety

  • Food and kitchen safety

  • Food storage

  • Food containers

  • Food quality & longevity

  • Hygiene and sanitation

  • Cooking temperatures

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

  • Handwashing

Be Active!

  • Stress reduction

  • Overall wellbeing

  • Physical activities

Healthy Lifestyle

  • Stress reduction

  • Overall wellbeing

  • Creative physical activities