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Understanding Antioxidants

30 August, 2018

Can you name any foods that contain antioxidants? If you said blueberries, green tea and chocolate you’re on the right track! But what are antioxidants and why are they good for us? To answer this question we need to take a quick course in basic chemistry. Atoms (and groups of atoms called molecules) are the […]

Spring is upon us – it’s time to grow!

30 August, 2018

Spring is here…it’s time to grow! By Cath Manuel With Spring upon us it’s a wonderful time of year to head outside and grow beautiful crops of herbs, vegetables and flowers.It’s also a great time to start a garden therapy program for residents to enjoy a range of gardening activities and help to grow fresh […]

Chocolate Mousse Comparison

30 August, 2018

Here at the Foundation we are passionate about making the dining experience for all ages the best it can be.  We hear that the daily food experience is not so for some of our elders in aged care homes. Simply by switching from packet to fresh can improve consumption of foods by up to 70%. […]

In the garden – what’s in season?

30 August, 2018

As the winter nears the end we say goodbye to the hearty warming ingredients such as leeks, mandarins, oranges and root vegetables. Spring is just around the corner with new season asparagus and potatoes, beetroot, spring greens such as snap peas, peas, rocket and flat leaf parsley leaves and spring is the natural season for strawberries. Perhaps […]

Hydration – keep it interesting!

30 August, 2018

Make water fun – flavour waters by adding chopped fresh fruit to a jug of iced water, e.g. strawberries and mint, cucumber with lemon and basil, or try natural coconut water plain or with some fresh fruit slices. For those cooler days boil water and add a slice of fresh ginger, some honey and/or fresh […]