The focus of Columbia's Cooking is to make healthy and anti-inflammatory living both great tasting and fit realistically into your busy schedule. Chronic inflammation has been linked to chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. So much of our lives revolve around food, and there is now a wealth of research—much of it conducted here at the Cancer Prevention and Control Program—showing that eating an anti-inflammatory diet can positively affect our health, whether we want to prevent disease before it develops or control already existing chronic disease. However, the reality is that many people are too busy to set aside the time to prepare complicated dishes; in addition, many of the fancy ingredients called for in cookbooks are too expensive and hard to find.
Due to COVID-19, in-person classes are not being offered at this time. Check back for updates.