Many Project Angel Heart meals have the same basic “anatomy”. Well, there’s a reason for that! Each component provides benefits that are especially important for someone coping with a serious illness: Continue reading
Many Project Angel Heart meals have the same basic “anatomy”. Well, there’s a reason for that! Each component provides benefits that are especially important for someone coping with a serious illness: Continue reading →
A home-delivered meal can be more than just comfort food. It can lead to significant health care savings for people who are ill, their insurance providers, hospitals, and community members.
Project Angel Heart recently completed a study of health care claims data for our medically tailored meal recipients. One of our findings showed that total medical costs for clients with a primary diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or diabetes went down by an average of 24% while they were receiving meals. These cost savings ranged in value from $416 to $736 per month.
So, what does that mean for Colorado? We did the math. Continue reading →
Cancer treatments can make you lose your appetite, develop sores or dry mouth that make eating challenging, or make food taste metallic or bad.
There may be times when you or a loved one living with cancer don’t feel like eating- but keep in mind the many benefits of eating nutritious food while living with cancer! It gives you more energy and helps you maintain a healthy weight, which can lessen side effects from treatment, lower your risk of infection, help your body rebuild muscle, and help you avoid missing treatment (download our free cancer nutrition guide to learn more).
If cancer is making it hard to eat, try some of these tips to help you feel more hungry or make food taste better: Continue reading →
Does it get any better than summertime produce? Vegetables at peak freshness and flavor? Picked straight from the farm or backyard garden?
Well… no, not for us! Since we tend to be both foodies and veggie-lovers here at Project Angel Heart, we asked some of our staff to share their favorite summer vegetables and how they prepare them. Read on for a few ideas of what to do with your next farmers market haul. Continue reading →