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A Lesson from Teenagers

January 10, 2012 by Joyce Bunderson

One day during the holidays, I was on my treadmill reading an article; when all of a sudden a sentence caught my attention. The sentence was in the article, Masters of Persuasion, by David Yeager, published in Today’s Dietitian. It is available online for free, if you decide you want to read the entire piece.

Breast Cancer and Environment

December 16, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses findings from the “Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach” study released last week and gives dietary suggestions for reducing cancer risk.

Elite Athletes Leading Us Back to Real Food

November 29, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

It is interesting that Kazimierz Funk, the Polish biochemist who is credited with formulating the concept of vitamins in 1912, made his observations and did his work just about 100 years ago. Funk got the idea to study nutrients in foods, after he read about a Dutchman, Christiaan Eijkman, a Nobel prize-winning professor of physiology, […]

Cosmetically “Fixing” Impoverished Foods by Adding Supplements

November 1, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Eating real, whole foods is not the habit of many Americans; and making the change to real whole foods, is not happening rapidly. Let’s just face the facts – changing our habits is not so easy. This is in the face of the fact that extensive research has left us little to no question that […]

Please Don’t Fortify Me (or My Food)

October 21, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the results of a new study on multivitamins.

Who Knew What a Mess Nutritionism Would Become?

July 19, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

I need nutritionist CPR or nutritionist psychotherapy; I’m so exasperated with the rapidity by which the food processors think up new junk food with healthy-sounding ingredients that cannot deliver. The following is what lead me to my infuriated and frustrated state: Robin, Dr. Grandma’s Operations Manager, brought an advertisement to me that she received in […]

Building Muscle

June 10, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland talks about a muscle building drink and nutritionism.

Exulting in the Unthinkable

April 19, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

This past Saturday, the week before Easter, we had an annual event that brings anticipation and smiles to our grandchildren each year.  I call it Easter Egg Extravaganza Event – yes, I get a little excessive with the alliteration. This year there were 805 plastic money-filled eggs hidden, over our acre of gardens and hillsides. […]

Stopping the Pendulum

March 23, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland talks about the dangers of the HCG diet and other diets. She explains why it is much more economical and reasonable to adopt a healthy eating plan.

Clearing Up Carb Confusion – Be Picky

March 8, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares information to help the public make good choices in carbohydrate foods.