Four ways to manage diabetes By Afrouz Motedaeiny, O.D. For diabetics, managing the disease can help the quality of your sight Diabetes is a chronic disease that currently has no cure.
By Susan Levy Death of a loved one is high on everyone’s list for tremendous stress. How do we mend that broken heart? And, as friends and family, how can
By Susan Levy As a grandmother, it would be easy to let my practice of eating a Mediterranean based diet slip momentarily when the grandchildren come to visit. Then I
Tried and True Tips for Enjoying a Less-Fattening Holiday By Diana Zuckerman, PhD The sights and smells of wonderful food can put your willpower to the test during the holidays.
By Diana Zuckerman, PhD When the holidays arrive, good eating habits tend to go right out the door. Even those of us who make a conscious effort to maintain a
By Jack Levine Most of us are very conscious about making healthy choices when it comes to mealtime. However, we don’t consider how something as tiny as a honey bee
By Debra L. Karplus Your new grandchild has arrived. Your daughter or daughter-in-law is excited to share with you that she will be nourishing the new baby with mother’s
By Anne Vize It seems like everyone these days is talking about gluten. Supermarket shelves have gluten free products, and many restaurant menus now feature a ‘GF’ symbol on some
Editor’s Note: If you’re grand kids are like mine, Mac & Cheese is one of their favorite foods. Now after reading this about the chemicals they add to this product
Payback Time: Boycott the Organic and ‘Natural’ Traitor Brands that Helped Kill Prop 37 (Editor’s Note: I don’t want my grandchildren eating GMO foods and I don’t want companies selling
Editor’s Note: Jan Wade Miller was a loyal contributor to GRAND Magazine over the past year. Her articles on nutrition have educated and inspired thousands of grandparents. Her sister-in-law wrote
By: Isabel De Los Rios, Nutritionist and Co-Founder of BeyondDiet.com Getting children involved in making their own Halloween treats is one of the best ways to get children less interested in harmful packaged candies,
By: Brian Flora There is growing evidence that nutrition can play an important role in cancer prevention. Nutrition is strongly associated with a person’s risk for the occurrence or reoccurrence
By: Melissa Valliant Editor’s Note: We grandparents know that helping our grandchildren grow up strong and healthy is a serious responsibility. Well, it appears we are overlooking one of the
By Debra L. Karplus, MS, OTR/L Your grandchildren are coming to visit for a while. Lucky you! But when their mom sends an e-mail reminding you that they don’t eat
“Dinner’s ready. Come and get it!” How often are those words called out in your home? Can you remember the last time your family sat down and enjoyed dinner together?
It’s hard to miss the fact that portion sizes have gotten much larger in the last few years. You can also see this in the grocery and convenience store and
Sports drinks are very popular today, especially with your grandchildren. One of the reasons is they taste good. Under certain circumstances they can be a beneficial choice but they can
One of the most common choices for breakfast in the United States today is ready-to-eat cereal. But if you’ve walked down the cereal isle lately,
Junk food is now everywhere on our planet. We see it no matter where we go. It is generally defined as a high-calorie food that is low in nutritional value.