For a real splurge, give him the finest blender out there: the Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender ($649). It has a more powerful motor and is 40 percent quieter than its predecessors (so as not to wake up Mom in the early morning hours) and can pulverize pretty much anything he desires. Sure, it will set you back a bit. But isn't Dad's health worth it?
For the Health Nut