Enhancing Tube Feedings: What Can You Do Safely?

A few months ago, one of my patients who relies on a tube feeding to meet her nutritional needs asked me to blog on this subject.  She wanted to know what she could add through the tube to enhance her nutritional health. When someone requires a tube into the stomach or intestines to feed, the […]

Seeking Smoothies

Are you struggling with a sore mouth? Does the thought of solid food make your stomach turn? Do you simply not have enough energy to pick up each bite with a fork and eat? If any of these issues are a problem for you, consider using smoothies. Whether purchased or homemade, smoothies or shakes can […]

Budget Cooking: Lentils

Do you enjoy dried beans but have limited time and energy to soak and cook them? Do you struggle with constipation? Are you watching your food budget? Lentils can be a great remedy for all of the above! If you’ve ever avoided dried beans because of the time  involved in soaking and cooking, consider lentils. […]

Easing the Pain of Heartburn

Red wine, tomatoes and dark chocolate are three of my favorite things, but my stomach doesn’t always agree. Eating these foods too late at night never goes well, especially if I overindulge in all three at once. A year ago in Italy, I managed to do just that. At the end of a three hour […]