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Nutrition

The Nutrition Services Department at God’s Love We Deliver seeks to improve the health and well-being of people with serious illnesses who are unable to prepare meals for themselves by providing high-quality meals and nutrition education. From the development of our therapeutic menus, to nutrition counseling and to the safe delivery of our client meals, we see the power of food as medicine and understand the significance of proper nutrition.

Medically Tailored Meals

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Standard diet

Heart-healthy and low-sodium

Consistency

Soft/minced/pureed meals for people who have difficulty chewing and swallowing.

Medical

Low sugar; renal; low-fat; acid-bland; no dairy; fiber/gas

Allergens

While we cannot guarantee that our meals are allergen-free, we do not use nuts or shellfish

Preferences

No pork, no beef, lacto-ovo-vegetarian

Restrictions

No fish, no chocolate

Upcoming Events

Jul 16

Free Spanish Nutrition Workshop: Eating Organic

Join Ana Blanco, God’s Love We Deliver RDN on Tuesday 7/16 to learn about the ins and outs of eating organic. We will be talking about the advantages of eating organic food versus conventional, what genetically modified…

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Aug 12

Free Nutrition Education Presentation: Why Your Gut Health is More Important Than You Think

Join Austin Park MS, RDN on Monday, August 12, from 6PM – 7:30 PM, at Gilda’s Club NYC to learn about gut health. This presentation will cover recent research on gut health and the gut microbiome and their effects on: digesti…

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Publications

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The following is a list of our longer publications, available in English and Spanish, on a variety of nutrition topics. All are downloadable and multiple copies are available, free of charge, to agencies or individuals.

Nutrition + Illness Fact Sheets

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Alzheimer's Disease

Providing a healthy diet for people with Alzheimer's Disease is often challenging for caregivers. However, maintaining good nutritional health not only has medical benefits, but also enhances quality of life.

Cancer

Nutrition not only plays a large part in cancer prevention, but also in its treatment and in the management of treatment side effects. This fact sheet provides overall dietary guidelines, as well as tips for specific conditions.

Need More Information

View our FAQs and other helpful information on our Nutrition FAQs & Resources page or our Client Services FAQs & Resources page.

Or feel free to contact our Nutrition Services Department via email at nutrition@glwd.org or telephone at 212.294.8103.

Videos

Every Month is National Nutrition Month at God's Love

Published on Mar 13, 2019

Our small but mighty 💪 team of RDNs develops therapeutic menus 🍽️ , provides nutrition counseling ☎️ and ensures the safe delivery of our client meals. Thanks to our great RDNs for all they do for our clients and community each day! 🍎 #NationalNutritionMonth

Food Safety Instructions

Published on Nov 30, 2016

In this video, you will find information on how to properly re-heat the meals that are delivered to you from God’s Love We Deliver.

Instrucciones de como mantener la comida segura //Food Safety Instructions

Published on Nov 7, 2016

En este video, encontrarà información sobre como descongelar y recalentar las comidas que God’s Love We Deliver le entrega. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ In this video, you will find information on how to properly re-heat the meals that are delivered to you from God’s Love We Deliver.

Food Safety Instructions in Chinese

Published on Mar 28, 2018

In this video, you will find information on how to properly re-heat the meals that are delivered to you from God’s Love We Deliver.

Superfoods for Breast Cancer

Published on Feb 20, 2018

In this video, made with our friends at SHARE Cancer Support, our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Juhy gives nutrition tips about superfoods for those living with breast cancer.

Bone Health for Breast Cancer

Published on Oct 13, 2017

In this video, made with our friends at SHARE Cancer Support, our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Jamie gives nutrition tips for bone health for those living with breast cancer.

Healthy Fats for Breast Cancer

Published on Jun 19, 2018

In this video, made with our friends at SHARE Cancer Support, our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Ronnie gives nutrition tips about healthy fats for those living with breast cancer.

How to Make a Balanced Meal

Published on May 11, 2018

May is #OlderAmericansMonth and our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Ronnie is here to talk about balanced meals: important for older adults, and everyone!

From the Blog: Nutrition

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6.18.19 / Nutrition

Recipe: Red Lentil with Millet

Mixed with love and sentiment into curries, pastes, sauces, desserts and rice, this pea packs in calcium, folate, protein, fiber and vitamin A.

5.22.19 / Nutrition

What you Eat Affects How You Feel

What we eat matters for both our physical and mental health. In fact, diet is such an important component of mental health, affecting mood, well-being and risk for depression, that it has inspired a new field of medicine call…