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Sugar-Free Flavor Explosion on Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares ideas and recipes to make Valentine dessert without sugar, white flour, saturated fat – good health can be really, really yummy!

Trading-Up to Healthy Foods instead of Dieting

January 11, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares hints, recipes and pictures to motivate you to start your day with a healthy meal.

Nix the Ginkgo – Eat Food

December 15, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the failure of ginkgo biloba to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death or disease, or dementia and what you can do.

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.

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.

What Brings Morning Smiles Better Than Pancakes?

November 18, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma explains how her whole-wheat pancakes differ from refined-flour and novelty mixes. She illustrates steps in preparing them.

Simple Additions Yield a Yummy Start

November 17, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Really simple additions can make ‘every day foods’ tastier and more nourishing.

A Gift of Support

November 16, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Remember my People Eat Food – Not Nutrients! blog last week? The Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter has given me such a great example of the message I was trying to share. That is: It has seemed to me for decades that the research on diet and nutrition for a large variety of diseases ‘boils down’ to the same advice. In short that advice is covered by a Mediterranean-style of eating. It means that we don’t generally need to worry about this nutrient and that nutrient; just eat a variety of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts – and don’t eat too much meat, fatty dairy, simple sugars and salt.