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What’s the Big Deal About a Little Lentil?

October 11, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

While I was at the annual conference of The American Dietetic Association, now known as The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, I came upon a booth sponsored by the Pulse Canada Association. First, let me tell you that prior to FNCE 2011, I did not know Pulse is the term for the edible seeds of […]

The Organic Food Label

September 2, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses what is involved in obtaining the “organic” designation.

Reflections on Earth Day

April 22, 2011 by Mary Ireland

The Industrial Revolution moved our culture from farming to mechanization. One of the results is that we have become disconnected from nature. Farmers want rain, knowing that it is necessary for them to grow their crops. The rest of us sort of view it as a nuisance that will ruin our car wash or make […]

Spending a Fortune on Food in Order to Eat Healthily

October 20, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses a study that leads us to eating a heart-healthy diet without breaking the food budget.

Chronicles of Foodland: A Stranger in Foodland

November 4, 2009 by Victor Bunderson

In his first Guest Blogging post, Dr. Grandpa recounts his adventures in something he is calling “Foodland”, a term referring to the marvellous mixture of good and bad food offerings that give so much choice and abundance to the consumer, but at a cost.