Take advantage of summer’s bounty with this mouthwatering salad. Summer is the perfect time to visit your local produce stand or farmer’s market to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables—both of which make a healthy base to build your meals around. Topped with lean grilled chicken, it becomes a dish suitable for dinnertime.
The beauty of this dish is that the grilled peaches will caramelize with heat, intensifying the sweetness to balance the peppery flavor of arugula greens. Continue reading
It’s estimated that as many as 25 million people throughout North America experience some form of incontinence, which is described as accidental or involuntary urination. There are varying degrees of incontinence – from minor to severe – and, generally speaking, those that experience it are able to go about living a perfectly normal lifestyle by simply taking measures to manage their symptoms.
While incontinence underwear, absorbent pads and medication are some ways that people go about managing incontinence issues, other lifestyle adjustments can also be enacted to minimize symptoms. Lifestyle adjustments such as watching what you eat, as some foods and drinks are better for managing your symptoms than others.
Once again, it’s time for the Wearever Incontinence Recipe of the Month! We love to bring you hearty and healthy food options that are accommodating of your incontinence. Certain foods can aggravate your incontinence symptoms, but thankfully, there are those that can improve them as well! Our recipe series is going to show you some delicious culinary creations that you’ll love. This month we’re bringing you an incontinence-friendly dessert. We present to you, Grape, Pineapple, and Custard Truffle! Continue reading
It’s time for the March Recipe of the month. As you know by now, from reading our other recipes, modifying your diet can lessen the symptoms of your incontinence. Certain foods can aggravate your incontinence, such as those that are processed, or contain preservatives, and/or MSG.
Avoiding constipation is key when trying to reduce your incontinence. Constipation equals bladder pressure, and unnecessary pressure on your bladder causes more frequent urination. The following recipes are designed to be incontinence friendly. You won’t need to think twice about what you’re eating, as each recipe contains foods that are high in fiber, rich in nutrients, and ideal for your incontinence. This month’s recipe is poached salmon with a side of snap peas! Continue reading
Many individuals that suffer from incontinence are unaware that certain foods may trigger symptoms. Our previous blog post about diet modification discusses how certain foods and drinks can negatively affect your incontinence, but what about the upside? Are there foods that can lessen the symptoms of your incontinence? Indeed, there are!
Studies suggest that maintaining a diet that is high in fiber can help to alleviate symptoms of incontinence. Eating more fiber keeps you from becoming constipated, which is ideal for incontinence. Constipation puts undue and excess pressure on your bladder, which can agitate incontinence. Continue reading