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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 […]

Needed: Much More than a Name Change

October 4, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

I want to share with you a few of my observations made at the annual Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in San Diego (September 24-27, 2011). In today’s post I will discuss the American Dietetic Association’s (ADA) announcement of a name change; then, I will discuss my favorite meeting of the conference.

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. […]

Don’t Sell Our Kids Short – Avoid Number Two

February 16, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses foods that are advertised for kids. In addition, she shares a recipe for Lemony Tarragon Chicken Vegetable Soup.

Not So Happy Meals

January 21, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the implications of poor childhood nutrition.

Watching Out for the Flim-Flam Vitamin Salesman

November 17, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses how we got into the supplement mindset and what is leading us away from it.

We Are the Rats!

August 4, 2010 by Victor Bunderson

Dr. Grandpa further explains why WE are actually the rats in experiments with food. In addition, Dr. Grandma shares a no-added sugar recipe for fresh peach crisp.

Nutritionism: Using a Single Player instead of the Entire Team

July 7, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses nutritionism and relates it to a study on stanols and sterols. In addition, she shares a recipe for Grilled Slaw with Toasted Almonds.

Are We Being Robbed?

June 30, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares her passion against highly processed ‘fudes.’ In addition, she gives two recipes using real mangoes – salsa and chutney.

Budget Friendly Homemade Soup

March 17, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma calculates the financial cost differences between nutritious homemade soup and canned soup.