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Exercise Protects Against Disease

May 13, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Dr. Grandma’s Newsletter for May, 2011, notes that health-related observances in May include Osteoporosis Prevention and Arthritis Awareness. In researching information about these diseases, I found a common thread: exercise can help prevent or help in the management of these diseases. This isn’t surprising since exercise is a prescription for the diseases we write about […]

Exercise Tips

April 29, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the importance of exercising consistently and give some references and tips.

The Tax Man Cometh

April 15, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Tax Day – a time each year where we are forced to take a look at our finances. How beneficial it would be to have a similar day regarding our health. To some extent, as a culture we may choose to do this at the New Year, in the form of resolutions. Some of us […]

Spring’s Around the Corner

March 11, 2011 by Mary Ireland

A week from Sunday is the first day of spring. It is the time when we see the new beginnings all around us and when we start thinking of summer fun – the beach, swimming, picnics, and summer parties – Yikes! This is when the rubber hits the road on those “slimmer you” New Year’s […]

Feet, Forks, Fat – Protecting our Children

February 23, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses why we need to replace calorie dense food with foods close to nature to help our children out of the childhood obesity epidemic.

Leading the Pack

February 18, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland talks about the importance of exercise for children.

This is NEAT!

February 9, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses NEAT ways to burn calories and up your metabolism without exercising. She also shares a recipe for Delightful Flourless Orange Cake.

A Fond Farewell to Jack LaLanne

January 28, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland remembers Jack LaLanne and his contributions.

No Excuses

January 14, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses techniques for getting past your excuses. She also shares a recipe for great tasting brussel sprouts.

Getting the Most from Your Workouts

January 7, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland shares ways to improve the effectiveness of workouts and a quick and easy recipe for Vegetable Soup with a Mexican Flair