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Colorful Real Food

December 9, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma notices that an ordinary day’s real foods offer many of the colors of antioxidants sold in pricy bottles.

Health Claims of ‘Superfruits’ – Fantasy

December 8, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Hype! That’s what I see.  If I’m doing research on nutrition-related issues, up come unwelcome articles about exotic juices — açai berries and its buddies — and their fantastical health claims.

Diabetes – Why Should We Care?

December 7, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the growing epidemic of diabetes, and the importance of avoiding it. She also, adapts a holiday pumpkin dessert to make it diabetic friendly and fit with the American-Mediterranean diet goals.

A Tasty Way of Staying Healthy in a Hurry

December 4, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a quick healthy recipe for busy December days.

Why Turn the Heat Down and Poach, Stew or Steam?

December 3, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares new research steering us toward using lower heat, and moist heat cooking methods.

Are You Topping Your Healthy Pancakes and Waffles with Syrup?

December 2, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma tells how to top your your no added-sugar pancakes with a nutrient-filled syrup with no added sugar.

Eating Healthily – A Spin on Cajun Cake

December 1, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares one hint on eating healthily, while being in a ‘time crunch.’ She gives the readers some hints on how to rescue a Cajun Cake.

Advice for Thanksgiving Feasting

November 25, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma encourages us to make realistic plans, be aware of negative thought patterns, and to get right back to healthy eating after the holiday.

Holiday Confessions of a Dietitian

November 24, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

I must share the truth – I can’t bear to make turkey gravy without the turkey drippings including some of the fat that squeaks by. We need mashed potatoes, with butter and milk – we’re talking absolutely need! Would it actually be Thanksgiving without Aunt Pam’s super rich yams (that are loaded with butter, brown […]

A Funny Saturday Morning Just before Thanksgiving

November 23, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Some accidents have happy endings.