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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

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Dec 12

Client Teleconference on Diabetes & HIV: Controlling Blood Sugar During the Holidays

To register, please call 212.294.8169 or email nutrition@glwd.org.

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Jan 14

Free Nutrition Education Lecture: Dementia and Nutrition

CaringKind 360 Lexington Ave, 3rd floor New York, NY 10017 Registration required. Please call CaringKind’s 24-hour Helpline 646.744.2900 to register.     …

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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

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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12.9.18 / Nutrition

Medical Residents Learn Food is Medicine

Last year, God’s Love We Deliver received an Improving Collaborations between Primary Care Residency Program and Community-Based Organizations grant from the Greater New York Hospital Association to develop an immersion train…

11.3.18 / Nutrition

Recipe: Butternut Squash Casserole

From the God’s Love Kitchen: Butternut Squash Casserole (Serves 4) 2 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded, diced 2 large red potatoes, diced 1 large carrot, peeled, diced 1 large onion, peeled, diced 2 large celery s…

10.3.18 / Nutrition

Helping Clients with Chronic Kidney Disease

God’s Love is the only medically tailored, home-delivered meal program in the New York metropolitan area that provides meals for people living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In the past year, we cooked and home-delivered …