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Should we all pay attention to the research related to diabetes?

November 7, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Research continues to lead us to the Mediterranean and away from diabetes. This post includes a simple nutritious meatless meal.

More Encouragement for an American-Mediterranean Diet

November 6, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

More research and encouragement for American-Mediterranean Diet, plus a couple of recipes.

People Eat Food – Not Nutrients!

November 5, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Why spend on exotic berry juice extracts like Acai? Just use blueberries, raspberries, strawberries. This post examines the idea that specific isolated nutrients or exotic plant extracts sold in costly supplements are as good as whole foods.

Really Scary Post-Halloween Thoughts

November 3, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Are you struggling with what to do with Halloween candy? It is scary to violate learned standards against wasting foods, especially when they are tasty and have associations with childhood delights.

Oh well, We’ll just have to Make Do

October 30, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr Grandma misses the chance to eat gourmet hot dogs, chips, etc. at the homecoming tailgate party, and has to get by with her own home-cooked American Mediterranean meal.

Relaxed Autumn Morning

October 29, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

On a relaxing Autumn morning, Dr. Grandma tries an experiment by carmelizing apples, pears, and plums. It’s a Do-Again!

Tomato Flavor Instead of Tomato, Hmmm?

October 27, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

This post starts out indignantly, set off by some overhyped new nutritional atrocities. It then steps back and further describes Dr. Grandma’s concept of American Mediterranean diet as an ideal.

Introduction to The Foodland Chronicles

October 16, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

In her initial post, Dr. Grandma introduces the Foodland Chronicles, discusses why you might care, and relates some of her journey through Foodland, toward the ideal of an American-Mediterranean diet of wonderfully yummy, but healthy foods.