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Only Calories Count in Fat Storage

January 17, 2012 by Joyce Bunderson

In this land of plenty, the greater majority of us have access to more calories (energy) than we need. Those extra calories add up to excess stored energy – fat; many are diligently struggling to recover from succumbing to the enticing holiday indiscretions that led to un-needed and unwanted stored energy. In short: ‘Oh my […]

Surviving the Sodium Wars by Shaking the Salt Habit

October 25, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

“Sodium Wars” is a term used to describe the battle between food processors eager to keep profiting from the use of excess salt in their products, vs. regulators and educators trying to either get them to cut it back, or get people to stop eating excessive doses of sodium through these unhealthy products. Like other […]

Mediterranean Summer Reading

July 26, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

I’ve loved reading since before I could do it. I loved nursery rhymes, and all the traditional fairy tales; the title of my first favorite ‘chapter book’, Little Joe Otter, still sticks in my mind. When I was a girl, I used to read Grimm’s Fairy Tales to my sister, two years younger than me. […]

Shrove Tuesday Is in a Week

February 21, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma posts a little reminder of Shrove Tuesday.

Thanksgiving Wishes

November 25, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Thanksgiving wishes

Fighting Cancer – One Plateful at a Time

August 6, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

How diet fits into cancer reduction goals is discussed by Dr. Grandma. In addition, she shares a recipe for Mary Ireland’s Beet, Carrots and Tops.

Father’s Day Weekend – Just Fun

June 21, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Going Nuts for Mediterranean Snacks

April 23, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares some information to encourage us to eat nuts as part of a healthy Mediterranean-style diet. In addition, she share a recipe for Peachy Muffins with Chopped Almonds.

April Fools from Nature

April 1, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Nature’s April Fool’s Joke.

Want to Escape Foodland? –Start in the Pantry

February 24, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares resources for stocking a pantry and a rationale for cooking.