Kristie's Course

Kristie's Course

Welcome to Kristie’s Course! I’m Kristie Koerner, Registered Dietitian for Columbia University Dining. I created this blog to share information related to health and wellness, as well as share news of what's going on in our Dining halls. Here you will find recipes, health tips, information on Dining events, nutrition initiatives, and more!
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Welcome back!!!  And hello to all of the new students on campus.  As you will start to notice, Kristie’s Course tips are positioned throughout the dining halls and on TV screens (they change monthly).  One of this month’s tips is about finding a routine - please don’t skip meals!

Welcome back!!!  And hello to all of the new students on campus.  As you will start to notice, Kristie’s Course tips are positioned throughout the dining halls and on TV screens (they change monthly).  One of this month’s tips is about finding a routine - please don’t skip meals!

May is Food Allergy Action Month!

Today, 4/23/14, is Denim Day.  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and today NYC people stand together against sexual violence by wearing denim.  For information on other events, go to www.health.columbia.edu/SAAM.

Today, 4/23/14, is Denim Day.  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and today NYC people stand together against sexual violence by wearing denim.  For information on other events, go to www.health.columbia.edu/SAAM.

Eve O. Schaub’s family stopped eating sugar for year…read what happened!

This week is World Allergy Week! Started by the World Allergy Organization (WAO) with the vision of “bringing together multiple stakeholder groups including physicians, medical educators, patient advocates, policy makers, the general public, and health care authorities for an integrated approach to addressing the needs of patients who suffer from allergic diseases and asthma and those who provide care for them.”

Congratulations to Alvin Zhou for winning the National Nutrition Month Recipe Contest!  His recipe for Heavenly Beet Mac & Cheese, shown here, received the most votes at our dinner sampling.  He received an iPad mini.  Enjoy =)

Do you ever wonder what “organic” mean?  Here’s a great infographic created by Jorge Bach from CSPI (thanks to www.foodday.org).