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Unappetizing, Unhealthy Hospital Food

Unappetizing Hospital Food Also Unhealthy, Dietitians Say

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Hospital food is often criticized for being unappetizing, but dietitians say the processed meals also lack proper nutrition for recovering patients.

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10:11AM PDT on Apr 5, 2013

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6:17PM PDT on Apr 4, 2013

Thank you Chris, for Sharing this!

8:57AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

I have to agree that hospital food needs to be improved. The foods are bland and the meals do not taste good.

8:06AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

Sad but true.

4:27AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

Thanks.

3:30AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

Hospitals should be the leading the way on healthy food,no??? I always found it really odd that hospitasl food is not only very unhealthy but it just tastes awful. Most often friends and family bring food to loved ones that are patients. Another curious thing is those vending machines everywhere selling nothing but unhealthy crappy junk snacks and pops. Hospital food gets an F grade. Thanks for this read.

3:02AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

thanks

11:48AM PDT on Oct 20, 2012

I'm not sure why hospital food has to be So nasty. The last time my sister was in hospital, I had to bring her fresh healthy food, organic fruits etc. from home... or go down to the hospital cafeteria where there was a great selection of decent foods and bring them up to her. Why does the cafeteria have good food and the kitchen does not??

11:32AM PDT on Oct 20, 2012

All the hospital food, except the jello, is unappetizing in my city, been in the hospital enough times due to family members. And none of them have any flavor, yes I know they use little to no salt, but there are such things as herbs and spices, and as a hospital they can be aware of what patients are allergic to any herb or spice and not have them in the dish ((like cinnamon, which doesn't have much use in western cooking for main meals anyways) and post allergy warnings for the less common ones

9:38AM PDT on Aug 29, 2012

sad truth, but at least changes are being made

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