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Made from Actual Food

January 5, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares the joy of reading a NY Times article by Mark Bittman, who observes the benefits of eating actual food. In addition, she gives ideas for beginning to make permanent changes in eating and exercise – the end of the perennial quest for unsustainable quick weight-loss.

Resolving to Escape the McVictim Syndrome

December 29, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares ideas from three articles that may ultimately lead us to improved health. In addition, she shares a recipe for Chickpea, Kale and Wheat Berry Soup.

Dashing around Like a Mediterranean Elf

December 22, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the Mediterranean-style of eating and shares a recipe for Hectic Holiday Week Spaghetti.

Starting with the Bottom Line

December 15, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the health benefits of alpha-carotene and how to increase it in the diet. In addition, she shares a new recipe for Mashed Carrots and Red Garnet Yams.

Easy Whole Grain Goodies Despite Holiday Time-Crunch

December 8, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares holiday time-saving ideas for whole grain quick breads. In addition, she shares a recipe for Cheery Cherry Nut Bread.

The Boring Tortoise Technique

December 3, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses weight management techniques that can last a lifetime.

Thanksgiving Confessions of an Anxious Grandma

November 23, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a few ideas that work for her holiday menu, and suggests that the readers will develop their own set of holiday eating rules.

One More Reason to Make the Whole Grain Switch

November 19, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares, yet another benefit for replacing refined grains with whole grains. In addition, she shares a new recipe for Flavorful Caramelized Onions, Lentils and Wheat Berries.

Wishful Thinking in Dietary Choices

November 5, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses some difficulties of eating a healthy diet. In addition, she shares a recipe for Savory Squash and Wheat Berries.

Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater

November 3, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma reminisces about the growth of uses of pumpkin and shares some pumpkin ideas and cautions.