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Building Muscle

June 10, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland talks about a muscle building drink and nutritionism.

Resisting Resistance

May 20, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the importance of resistance exercise and give some hints for starting a resistance exercise program.

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 […]

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 […]

An Ounce of Prevention

April 1, 2011 by Mary Ireland

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

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.

Singing ‘Get Off Your SoFAS’

February 2, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma reviews the highlights of the new Dietary Guidelines. In addition, she shares a recipe for Lively Colorful Fruits, Vegetables and Wheat Berries.

A Fond Farewell to Jack LaLanne

January 28, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland remembers Jack LaLanne and his contributions.