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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

Nov 09

Living with Cancer, Confronting the Challenge, 29th Annual Conference

Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Austin Park, will be participating in this conference held at The Kimmel Center for University and Student Life, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012. The free conference is pl…

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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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11.6.19 / Nutrition

Announcing our New Nutrition Webinar Series!

Last week, our nutrition department held the first of what will be an ongoing series of free nutrition webinars, open to anyone.  Now anyone with a computer and internet can hear from our expert staff of Registered Dietician …