LifeSpring Home Nutrition

At LifeSpring Home Nutrition, we aim to address the global healthcare crisis by providing healthy, Medically Tailored Meals (MTM) with convenient home delivery at affordable prices.

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Health Equity and Medically Tailored Meals

Some people do not have easy access to nutritional foods and other basic essentials. Food equity is especially poor among more vulnerable individuals, including children, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. People with medical conditions may also have difficulty maintaining specialized diets without the support of community programs. Home meal deliveries improve food equity. According to the Nutrition and Aging Resource Center, “Medically tailored meals help to meet the needs of program participants with health conditions that require specific diets such as heart disease, diabetes, and HIV.” LifeSpring Home Nutrition offers medically tailored meals (MTMs) and personalized meal plans.   

What Is Health Equity?

Some people have additional barriers to health services and preventative care. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), “[H]ealth equity means the attainment of the highest level of health for all people, where everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their optimal health regardless of race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, preferred language, or other factors that affect access to care and health outcomes.” 

Some factors impacting health equity include: 

  • Physical environment and neighborhood safety
  • Access to healthcare services 
  • Financial stability 
  • Access to education
  • Social and community support 
  • Workplace conditions 

Most people experience multiple factors affecting their ability to establish and maintain healthy eating patterns. For example, a person may struggle to afford nutritious food and live in an environment that causes chronic stress, reducing their overall health. Programs and services addressing health equity must consider all factors impacting a person’s mental and physical well-being. LifeSpring Home Nutrition provides services to ensure vulnerable individuals have access to healthy meals tailored to their unique needs and preferences. 

How Does Health Inequality Affect Diet and Nutrition?

A lack of access to healthy whole foods significantly impacts diet and nutrition. People recovering from medical procedures or diagnosed with chronic health conditions often have special dietary requirements. “Food deserts” and other community health issues may stop some individuals from being able to prepare their own nutritional foods. Home meal delivery services fill the gap.

According to Cathleen Anthony, M.B.A., owner of LifeSpring Home Nutrition, “With one-on-one Dietitian care, nutritional education and home delivered Medically Tailored Meals we can achieve and improve many of our population’s health significantly. As a Company we believe in offering the dignity of choice.” LifeSpring Home Nutrition focuses on closing the gap in healthcare for disadvantaged individuals. Providing balanced, nutritional meals reduces food waste, decreases preventable diseases, and improves overall health for people in the community.

How Do Medically Tailored Meals Address Health Equity?

Health equity impacts people from every background. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by populations that have been disadvantaged by their social or economic status, geographic location, and environment.” Cultural and racial minorities often experience the most profound disparities in health. 

MTMs address food equity by doing the following: 

  • Ensuring everyone has access to tailored meals 
  • Decreasing the risk of preventable diseases and other health issues
  • Providing social and medical support for individuals in the community 

Disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals deserve access to MTMs. 

Reducing Food Insecurity

Food insecurity is a significant cause of malnutrition and preventable health conditions. Many people experience both food insecurity and an inability to prepare their own meals. According to The BMJ, “Medically tailored meals are the highest intensity intervention, necessary for a small but high needs group—those with complex medical conditions who are unable to shop or prepare meals.” Weekly home meal deliveries reduce food insecurity by ensuring everyone has access to high-quality nutritional meals, including individuals with chronic or acute health issues.

Providing Nutritional Meals to Individuals Experiencing Specific Medical Conditions

Policies designed to address health equity fill gaps in healthcare services. LifeSpring Home Nutrition partners with many community and health insurance providers to address health equity issues affecting older adults, children, disadvantaged individuals, and people experiencing chronic or acute health issues.

People recovering from specific medical conditions or procedures benefit from MTMs. Many individuals with health issues cannot prepare their own meals during their recovery. Delivered meals ensure everyone can access the foods they need to heal effectively.

LifeSpring Home Nutrition offers meal options for addressing specific health issues, including: 

  • Diabetes 
  • Heart disease 
  • Cancer 
  • Kidney disease 

LifeSpring Home Nutrition tailors meal plans to address specialized diets. Some of the meal options include low sodium, high protein, gluten-friendly, and puree food

LifeSpring Home Nutrition Promotes Health Equity With Medically Tailored Meals

Health equity is only possible when people of all backgrounds have access to nutritious meals that address their personal needs. MTMs ensure people can develop a more balanced diet of familiar and delicious foods. LifeSpring Home Nutrition collaborates with clients and their healthcare team to provide appropriate and relevant meal options. The company offers halal and culturally inclusive meals to ensure everyone can benefit from familiar meals made with the freshest ingredients.

The registered dieticians (RDs) at LifeSpring Home Nutrition also educate people on how to improve their health by making other positive lifestyle changes. People often make healthier dietary choices when they better understand how food impacts their overall well-being.

Health equity is an important focus of meal delivery services at LifeSpring Home Nutrition. Everyone deserves access to high-quality, delicious meals tailored to meet specific dietary needs. To learn more about our medically tailored meals and home delivery services, contact us today at (800) 798-5767.

Hannah HKHannah HK
05:05 30 Apr 24
I cannot enough express my gratitude for your help and the fact that you respected my selective religious food choices, you delivered frozen clean simple disposable boxes of mostly ready to go meals , sealed, sanitary, cold in big insulated bags. Thank you truly !
S MawS Maw
23:51 05 Apr 24
I had a catastrophic event requiring a long hospital stay and at discharge my HMO offered Lifespring meal services. Initially, I was offered a puree diet and then as I improved a regular diet. Staff were kind, patient, and their supervisor, Christina was extremely accommodating. This is an amazing company who goes the extra mile to ensure patients receive their meals promptly. The food is delicious with a variety of meals. I would highly recommend Lifespring.
J GrantJ Grant
19:39 24 Mar 24
Lora “LaLa” BenderLora “LaLa” Bender
00:09 08 Apr 23
My food.
M MaithalouniM Maithalouni
16:57 23 Mar 23
Balanced meals excellent customer service. Thank you
I've been receiving Lifespring meals for the past several years. I find them to be fresh, convenient, and delicious! The meals are both balanced and nutritious, and, because they are prepared fresh, and then flash frozen; all one needs is a microwave! Delivery is prompt and courteous, and if ever you want to make a change, the friendly office staff is available by phone. Thank you, Lifespring! 🤗😘
Garth ShipGarth Ship
03:04 04 Dec 20
Christina totally went above and beyond for me with excellent service.Delivered right on time to my door by the friendly driver. The meals are delicious and have definitely lifted my spirits through these troubled times. Thank you Lifespring for great service and the delicious meals you provide.
Leticia nicole AvelinoLeticia nicole Avelino
18:04 17 Mar 20
They have been a blessing to my grandmother for a low sodium diet, got her back on track and portions are perfect!
Samantha PerezSamantha Perez
19:36 27 Jun 19
I am very happy with the service provided and options for my elderly family member. Taste and quality earn a 5 star review.