Thorncliffe Residents Enjoy Fine Diningadmin
Do you think that healthy eating is all about dieting and sacrifice? Think again. Eating well is a part of a healthy lifestyle that embraces colourful food, creativity in the kitchen, and eating with friends. As we age, eating well can also be the key to a positive outlook and staying well emotionally. Eating well is a feast for your five senses! Wholesome meals give you more energy and help you look better, resulting in a self-esteem boost. It’s all connected—when your body feels well you feel happier inside and out. To ensure that they feel well, seniors should be able to enjoy their meals and make their eating experience healthy and a fine dining experience! This is the Thorncliffe Place retirement home approach to food and nutrition. Proper nutrition is necessary to ensure that muscles, bones, organs, and other body parts will be strong for the long haul.
Eating vitamin rich food boosts immunity and fights illness-causing toxins. A well-balanced diet reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, bone loss, cancer, and anemia. To eat sensibly means consuming fewer calories and more nutrient dense foods and keeping weight in check. These are the guiding principles for meals at Thorncliffe Place . Scientists know that key nutrients are essential for the brain to do its job. Research shows that people who eat a selection of brightly coloured fruit, leafy veggies, certain fish and nuts packed with omega-3 fatty acids can improve their focus and decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Eating with company can be as important as vitamins. Think about it: a social atmosphere stimulates your mind and helps you enjoy meals. When you enjoy mealtimes, you’re more likely to eat better. Thorncliffe Place employs wonderful chefs, who plan and prepare nutritious, healthy, and delicious home cooked meals. The menu offers a variety of fresh seasonal selections and special diets can be accommodated easily. The kitchen provides meal service in two sittings,three times daily, in Thorncliffe’s main dining room.