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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.

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 […]

Empowering Ourselves against Cravings

May 24, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Being a nutritionist/dietitian for decades, you’d think that the astonishment for the complexity of my field would have been over and done with long ago. But the reality is, that nutrition is so multifaceted; it is more than just knowing about metabolism, weight management, nutrients, food preparation, fiscal/financial/social aspects of eating, psychology and behavior. It […]

Snacking Without Snack Fudes

March 2, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares information to help us use snack foods as a benefit and stay clear of junk fudes.

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.

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.

Consumers Get Confused – Ya Think?

January 26, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the confusion caused by cereal processors and gives some hints of how to avoid impoverished grain products.

Ratatouille and a Gray Winter Day

January 12, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses her dream of helping others improve their nutritional status. In addition, she shares a recipe for Flavorful Ratatouille Soup.

A Rat’s Eye View of the Recent Junk-Food Study

June 2, 2010 by Victor Bunderson

Dr. Grandpa writes concerning a conversation that he had with some rats regarding eating different diets. 🙂 Dr. Grandma shares a flavorful revision of one of her previously posted recipes using tofu.