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Using the Word “Mediterranean” is No Substitute for the Real Thing

April 27, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Last week I reported on the offering of a pair of green colored capsules instead of actually eating a Mediterranean diet. It is clear that the strong research on the benefits of the Mediterranean style of eating is becoming well known. Predictably, marketers are trying to link their products to these benefits. Trouble is, the […]

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. […]

Hook Some Healthy Fish on a Budget

April 12, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma encourages eating fish and discusses issues of mercury, fish as related to the food budget and fish and AMD. In addition, she shares a healthy recipe that she developed to replace traditional tuna noodle casserole.

Mother Nature Offers Protection from Cancer and Obesity

April 5, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the link between overweight/obesity and cancer risk and how to reduce the risk.

An Ounce of Prevention

April 1, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses recent Alzheimer Disease research and shares a quick curry recipe.

Colorful Salad – Mango, Avocado, Grapefruit

March 30, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a colorful recipe for a Mediterranean-style salad – fresh and delicious.

Gaining Perspective

March 25, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the lesson she has learned mountain biking and shares a recipe for Ginger Pumpkin Carrot Soup

Papaya Soup – In a Hurry

March 16, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a recipe for Papaya soup; it’s quick and easy to make and the flavor is really delicious.

Reverse Omelets

March 9, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a way to increase vegetables in your diet whether you’re at home or away.

Clearing Up Carb Confusion – Be Picky

March 8, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares information to help the public make good choices in carbohydrate foods.