Healthy Eating for Healthy Ageing
Author: Leonie Arnebark Date Posted:24 October 2019
Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of staying healthy as you age. It can help you maintain a healthy weight, stay energised, and get the nutrients you need. It also lowers your risk of developing chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes.
The food we eat provides not just energy, but essential vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that all contribute to our wellbeing in their own unique and crucial ways.
View article on Essential nutrients we need to consume more of for healthy ageing here.
Today, many people are time poor with little time to prepare nourishing home-cooked meals, and many of us are confused about what to eat due to conflicting advice about nutrition and healthy eating. Sometimes cooking a nutritious home prepared meal for one can seem like all too much effort. Activate Foods caters to all groups of people including seniors, as we have a strong passion for creating nourishing and delicious meals.
Why Activate Foods is a fantastic solution for seniors and carers:
Did you know that all our meals are dietitian approved?
Many convenience meals options available these days are high in processed carbohydrates, sugar, salt, food additives and preservatives, and are lacking in flavour and nutrition. Activate Foods readymade meals are based on wholefoods including fresh locally sourced vegetables, grass-fed meat, and ancient grains such as quinoa and brown rice.
Activate Foods meals are not only nutritionally balanced, but they are free from added sugars, low in saturated fat, high in protein and fibre and are bursting with flavour. There are also numerous options to cater for varying nutritional requirements including vegetarian and gluten-free options and the menu is updated weekly with a range of fresh and frozen meal options. Activate Foods takes the worry and stress away and provides a wide range of wholesome, home-cooked meals that show case natural flavours at an affordable price. That’s why Activate Foods gets our tick of approval!
Delicious and nutritious
All meals are chef prepared and are not only high in nutritional value but also incredibly tasty. We believe that eating well doesn't have to be boring and that convenient meals don't have to be full of preservatives and flavor enhancers. At Activate Foods, we make curry pastes, spice mixes, and stock all from scratch!
Fresh and frozen options
Including Beef & Red Wine served with mashed sweet potato and broccoli, Moroccan Lamb with brown rice and roast pumpkin tossed with parsley and Vegan Wild Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie. There are fresh and frozen options to suit all taste buds and dietary requirements. All products are gluten free with vegan and vegetarian options available too.
Single serve meals
All our meals and made for one, with perfect portion control. You can easily stock the meals in the fridge and freezer, and they come in handy containers that can double as bowls, so no washing up.
Easy pick up or delivered to your door
Meals can be conveniently delivered to your door on the Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney. Or if you prefer to do your own shopping you can drop into our store in Erina 7 days, have a look, chat to the team and choose what you like.
There is a perception that healthy eating is too expensive, takes too much time and is lacking in taste and flavour. Not only are Activate Foods meals delicious, they are also affordable. You can purchase 10 meals for just $10, now you can enjoy chef prepared, restaurant quality meals but without the high price tag.
Our menu changes constantly, at any one time you can choose from over 30 fresh and frozen meals. Got a meal idea? We love to hear them and are always looking for new items to add for you to enjoy.
Looking to try Activate Foods? Our friendly team can answer any queries and help you get your first order underway, or feel free to purchase now!