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More on MyPlate

June 17, 2011 by Mary Ireland

I liked Dr. Grandma’s blog earlier this week on the new MyPlate. I think the new MyPlate has a great chance of succeeding because it will work for kids. I believe that it is a powerful image will make a lasting impression. It shows them in a very simple and memorable way appropriate food groups […]

Tempest in a Teapot

May 6, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the controversy of Dr. Robert Lustig’s youtube video Sugar: The Bitter Truth and shares some ideas about it.

Reduce Your Diabetes Risk – Just Do It!

May 3, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

As many of you know, who have read this blog for a while, we started this writing work to share what we learned with others, based upon the experience that my husband and partner in this company, and occasional blog author Dr. Grandpa (Vic) had after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2004. In […]

Using the Word “Mediterranean” is No Substitute for the Real Thing

April 27, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Last week I reported on the offering of a pair of green colored capsules instead of actually eating a Mediterranean diet. It is clear that the strong research on the benefits of the Mediterranean style of eating is becoming well known. Predictably, marketers are trying to link their products to these benefits. Trouble is, the […]

Food and Addiction

April 8, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research on similarities between food addiction and drug addiction. She also provides a recipe for Papaya Cilantro Salad Dressing.

An Ounce of Prevention

April 1, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses recent Alzheimer Disease research and shares a quick curry recipe.

Gaining Perspective

March 25, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the lesson she has learned mountain biking and shares a recipe for Ginger Pumpkin Carrot Soup