‘Nutrition’ Category

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes: May, 2014

Kitchen Cabinet May 5, 2014 Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Paul Matzke, Rebecca Hare, Jessica Burggraff, Margo Druschell , Meghan Krause, George Elliott, Molly Yunkers, Mark Hanson Meal Plan Accounts – A brief discussion on meal accounts and how they are used. Overall it seems as if meal plans do average out, some students run out […]

Yes, Rene Descartes, the mind IS connected to the body!

And this study shows another absolutely astonishing way in which the connection apparently works. A psychologist has shown that there is a significant correlation between what we believe we have eaten and how our metabolism responds. In an experiment, clinical psychologist Alia Crum found that people who believed they’d consumed a 650-calorie milkshake experienced a […]

KC Meeting Minutes 5-14-2012

Kitchen Cabinet May 14, 2012 Present: Steve Bennett, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Mark Hanson , Judy Douglas, Bob Douglas, Saskia, Rebecca (representing The Greens), Jeff Stocco, Joe Lenconi, George Elliott End of the Year Assessment Members of KC broke into small groups and discussed: Issues KC addressed for the year, the processes we used to […]

Food Rx: A Review and Critical Analysis

I wrote a literature review during my independent study over J-Term on Food Rx. My paper is titled Food Rx: A Review and Critical Analysis. From the paper: Hippocrates, an ancient Greek physician (460BC-370BC) once said “Let food by thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” This ancient but true statement has long been forgotten in […]

Fatty Foods as Addictive as Cocaine in Studies

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-02/fatty-foods-addictive-as-cocaine-in-growing-body-of-science.html After reading this article, I began to wonder what role we play, as an institution, in regard to our food choices given to our students. In student affairs there is constant attention and programming in place to handle substance abuse, but what about food abuse? Should we be bringing this abuse to the floor […]

Fall 2010 Kitchen Cabinet Meetings

Meeting Dates have been announced for Fall 2010. They will be held at 7:15am in the Campus Center Building and will last approximately 1 hour. Dates are as follows: September 28th, October 19, November 23rd, and December 14th. Gustavus Community members who are interested in joining the KC or who wish to sit in on […]

Equal Exchange Bananas! Beyond the Peel

Look for Equal Exchange – Fair Trade bananas in MarketPlace and throughout the Dining Service in 2010-11. Whenever possible, Gustavus will offer Equal Exchange Bananas exclusively – Yea! Read more at Beyond the Peel.

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes 4-19-2010

4-19-2010 Present: Mike S., Joe L., Aaron B., George E., Steve K., Jim D., Judy D., Stacy G., Sujay R., Bob D., Deborah D-M., Rebecca W., *Convened at 7:40 am in the Saint Peter Room, those present enjoyed a delicious hot breakfast with fresh fruit and hot and cold drinks. *Steve began by complimenting Judy […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes 3-23-2010

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes 3-23-2010 Present: Mike S., Lori S., Sujay R., Joe L., Steve K., Judy D., Bob D., Deborah D-M., Kim B., Susan K., Sara B., The group discussed the well written work of Hannah Twitton that was published in the March 19 issue of the Weekly. Steve hopes that raising awareness of […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes: 3-1-2010

Present: Joe L., Mike S., Aaron B., Sujay R., Steve K., Judy D., Jim D., Susan K., Sara B., Stacy G., Bob Douglas, and Deborah D.M. Over a breakfast of fruit, lemon cream pancakes, fresh raspberry syrup, bacon, and caramel bran muffins, the group introduced themselves and the particulars of their involvement on the most […]