Recent Submissions

  • Culinary Medicine Workshop Assessment Tools 

    Craven, Kay; Kolasa, Kathryn; Smith, Brittany; Kramer, Shiann (2022-02)
    With the assistance of an evidence based medical librarian we searched for validated survey questionnaires in the public domain to assist us in 1) planning the culinary medicine workshop, 2) assessing knowledge and attitudes ...
  • Let the seasons shape what's on your plate 

    Nowicki, Kylie; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-08-03)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column discusses seasonal produce and the benefits of its consumption. It also touches on seasonal seafood and provides examples ...
  • Basic Herb and Spice Starter 

    NC Cooperative Extension Service; Kolasa, Kathryn (2022-02)
    There was a need for a patient education handout on affordable herbs and spices to use in preparation of dishes that align with the Mediterranean Style of Eating. Dr. Kolasa invited Catherine Hill and her team at NC State ...
  • Healthy living best remedy for brain fog 

    Romaine, Catherine; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-07-13)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about ways to improve symptoms of brain fog through nutrition and physical activity.
  • Egg safety: To refrigerate or not 

    Nowicki, Kylie; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-07-27)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column investigates the reasoning and policy surrounding egg refrigeration and explains why some eggs require refrigeration, while ...
  • A healthy breakfast is best way to start the day 

    Pasli, Melisa; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-07-20)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about the importance of eating a healthy, nutritious breakfast.
  • Lots to know about benefits, risks of zinc 

    Daodu, Joseph; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-06-29)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about use of zinc supplementation for covid and supporting the immune system. Discussed are some of the benefits and risks ...
  • Religious fasting poses challenges and benefits 

    Sims, Madison; Kolasa, Kathy M (2022-02-23)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about learning the challenges and benefits religious fasting may or may not have on one's health.
  • Successful Trial of Practice Facilitation for Plan, Do, Study, Act Quality Improvement 

    Sutton, Kent F.; Richman, Erica L.; Rees, Jennifer R.; Pugh-Nicholson, Liza L.; Craft, Macie M.; Peaden, Shannon H.; Mackey, Monique; Halladay, Jacqueline R. (2021)
  • Gummies a great vitamin D-livery device 

    Pasli, Melisa; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-06-15)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is discussing the benefits and disadvantages of using vitamin D gummies as supplements.
  • Real meat grown in the lab could be on the table soon 

    Firnhaber, Julia; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-05-11)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is a discussion about cell cultured proteins.
  • Fermented foods like Kimchi are fer-me and fer-you 

    Park, Charles; Bhatt, Arjun; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-04-27)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is fermented foods like kimchi is a fun way to spice up a meal, a good source of vitamins, and can help improve digestion and ...
  • Carefully Research Meat Alternatives 

    Skwara, Morgan M; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-04-20)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is on benefits of meat alternatives.
  • Sometimes I Think I am Losing my MIND 

    Smith, Brittany; Kolasa, Kathryn (2022-03-23)
    These slides were presented to learners through ECU's Lifelong Learning Program in Spring 2022. They provide an overview of the foods and beverages in our diets that may be hurting or helping our memory - including a review ...
  • Stop wasting food and money by safely storing leftovers 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M; Anderson, Haley G (2022-01-05)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about how to make good use of leftovers without getting food poisoning.
  • Basil is nutritious and full of flavor 

    Hines, Erika; Kolasa, Kathryn (2021-10-13)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is highlighting the nutritional value of the herb basil and how to incorporate it into your meals.
  • Consumer Intravenous Vitamin Therapy: Wellness Boost or Toxicity 

    Dayal, Sahil; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2021-09)
    Intravenous vitamin therapy (IVVT) has become increasingly popular in recent years promising to cure or improve a variety of health problems or infuse “wellness”. Patients and consumers have IV vitamins or other nutrients ...
  • Eat Well and Stay Active to Keep Bones Safe 

    Travia, Kevin (2022-04-06)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about bone loss and ways to lessen bone loss via exercise and diet choices.
  • Much remains to be learned about CBD. 

    Larkins, Michael; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2022-03-30)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is discusses general knowledge concerning CBD products.
  • Take small steps to arrive at a plant-based diet 

    Townsend, Kaitlyn (2022-03-23)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is focused on advice for adopting a healthy plant-based diet.

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