Words on Wellness Newsletter


Welcome to “Words on Wellness,” a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.  Download your copy below.
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September 2014 (color pdf)
Cleanse Diets:  How to Protect Yourself from Fad Diets
Chicken Fajitas
Get Moving at Work
Ice Cold Facts
August 2014 (color pdf)
Nothing Says Summer Like Peaches
Grilled Peaches
Investigate the Outdoors this Summer
Pet Food & Food Safety
July 2014 (color pdf)
Water is Key to Life
Infused Water
Buying and Selling Local Foods
Cool off While Working out

June 2014 (color pdf)
Milk Myth’s Busted!
Fruit Kabobs & Yogurt Dip
Food Safety in stormy weather
Iowa Games

May 2014 (color pdf)
GREEN – It’s the Color of the Season!
Salad in a Bag
Springtime Learning = Summer Safety
Be Active, No Matter Your Age!

April 2014 (color pdf)
Genetically Modified Organismsn (GMOs) Explained
Scrambled Egg Muffins
Spring:  An Egg-citing Time of Year
Get Motivated to Move

March 2014 (color pdf)
March Into Spring
Quick Pad Thai
Safe Food Home Preservation
The Kitchen Workout

February 2014 (color pdf)
The Diet that is all Fluff
Raspberry Mango Spinach Smoothie
Dating 101
HIIT Is a HIT!

January 2014 (color pdf)
Unravel the Meat Case Confusion
Recipe: Tuscan Pork Loin
Food Safety Mythbusters
Beat the Winter Blues

December 2013 (color pdf)
Leftover Swap - How Safe Is It?
Recipe:  Banana Nog
Safe Eggnog
Clean Up!

November 2013 (color pdf)
Make Your Thanksgiving Meal Last with 'Planned-overs'
Recipe:  Carver Dip
Dishwashers Are For Cleaning, Not Cooking
Choosing the Right Gym for You

October 2013 (color pdf)
A Halloween Treat for Fall Roasted Pumpkin
Recipe: Easy Roasted Veggies
Home Canning 101
Enjoy the Fall Colors in Iowa's State Parks

September 2013 (color pdf)
"Added Sugars" Add Up in Our Diets!
Recipe: Yogurt Parfaits
Eat Fresh Produce, But Handle It Safely
Reduce Screen Time

August 2013 (color pdf)
Buying and Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Recipe: Farmers Market Salad
Food Safety at the Farmers Market
Creek Walking
July 2013 (color pdf)
USDA Standards that Define Food Terms on Packaging
Recipe: Cheesey Pasta with Summer Vegetables
Handwashing 101
Iowa Launches Happy & Healthy Outdoors

June 2013 (color pdf)
Fruits and Vegetables: Nature's Cancer Prevention
Recipe: Spinach Black Bean Salad
Can I Substitute Fresh for Dry Herbs and Spices?
Gardeneing Counts as Physical Activity
May 2013 (color pdf)
Tip-Offs to Find Rip-Offs
Recipe:  Rice Salad with Mango and Black Beans
Teach Kids to be Food Safe
No Workout on Purpose?
April 2013 (color pdf)
Brown Bagging It! Lunches to Go
Recipe: Sweet Potato Bean Burritos
Food Safety Guidelines and Reusable Shopping Bags
Stay Active: Drake Relays Event Promotes Iowa's Healthiest State Initiative

March 2013 (color pdf)
Is it Still Good? Tossing Food that has Expired
Recipe: Meat and Vegetable Macaroni
Spend Smart. Eat Smart.
Got 10 minutes? Then Exercise!

February 2013 (color pdf)
Whole Grain: Give Them the 3-step Test
Recipe: Skillet Lasagna
Storing Whole Grain Safely
Dance Like the Stars!

January 2013 (color pdf)
Does Your Weight Need a New Year's Check-up?
Recipe: Easy Bean Dip
Don't Invite an Unwanted Friend to Your Super Bowl Party!
Try a New Winter Sport

December 2012 (color pdf)
The Appeal of Apples
Recipe: Hurry-up Baked Apples
Checklist for Safe Recipes
Kitchen Calisthenics

November 2012 (color pdf)
Tips to Save Money and Calories on Thanksgiving Dinner
Recipe: Guiltless Pumplin Pie
Thanksgiving Food Safety Quiz
Take Your Cycling Indoors
October 2012 (color pdf)
Get Ready to Rough It with Fiber
Recipe: Apple Dumplings
Mail Order Food Safety
Family Fitness - Get Healthy Together
September 2012 (color pdf)
Harvest and Store Vegetables at Peak Quality
Recipe:  Spaghetti Squash Supper
Back-to-school Nutrition
Time to S-T-R-E-T-C-H

August 2012 (color pdf)
New Labels Required on Meat Packages
Recipe: Watermelon Salsa
Enjoy a Slice of Summer
"TaeBalloon" kickboxing
July 2012 (color pdf)
July is Baked Beans Month
Recipe: Baked Beans
Keep Food Safe this Summer
Physical Activity: Jump Rope
June 2012 (color pdf)
What's your Beef?
Recipe: Spanish Macaroni
Is it Done Yet?
Have a "Ball" with exercise
May 2012 (color pdf)
What Does Gluten-Free Mean?
Recipe: Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad
Food Safety: Home-Canned Salsas
Physical Activity: Tennis Anyone?

 April 2012 (color pdf)
Speaking of raw milk
Salmon and veggie bake
Preserve the Taste of Summer
Physical Activity:  Zumba

March 2012 (color pdf)
March is National Nutrition Month
Recipe: Baked Potato with Cheesy Vegetables
Physical Activity: How much is enough?
February 2012 (color pdf)
Sodium Intake for Heart Health
Recipe: Fruit Salsa
Recipe: Cinnamon Chips
Preserve the Taste of  Summer
Physical Activity: Break Time

Janaury 2012    (color pdf)
Taking Action to Improve Your Health
1. Get Fit
2. Rethink Your Drink
3. Try New Foods
Recipe: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake
Tips for Fresh Produce Safety

December 2011 (color pdf)
Celebrating Holidays with Food Allergies
Quick and Easy Holiday Tips for Special Dietary Needs
Recipe: Cranberry-Glazed Carrots
Winter Walking Tips

November 2011 (color pdf)
Enjoying Thanksgiving Dinner When You Have Diabetes
Recipe: Old Fashioned Stuffing
Food Safety Tips for Stuffing
Keeping Active When Its Cold Outside
October 2011 (color pdf)
Vegetarian Diet: Getting the Most Nutrition
Recipe: Amazon Bean Soup
Skating Your Way
Make Safe Food Choices for Pregnancy
September 2011 (color pdf)
Time Out from Take Out
Go Take a Hike
Sack Lunch- Safe at Room Temperature
Natural vs. Added Sugar
August 2011 (color pdf)
Food Safety Goes Mobile
It only takes a few minutes to fuel up
Yoga
Recipe: Breakfast Splits
July 2011 (Color pdf)
MyPlate Message: Proportions
July Brings New Food Preservation Program
Summer Food Safety Tips
Water Aerobics
May 2011 (Color pdf)
May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month
Grilling Safety
National Bike Month
April 2011 (Color pdf)
Shake the Salt
Flexibility
Food Safety: Cutting Boards
March 2011 (Color pdf)
March Is National Nutrition Month
Just ‘Tri’ It: Training for a triathlon
Phytochemicals – They’re Good for You
Washing Fresh Produce
February 2011 (Color pdf)
Hearth Health: Will Vitamins Help?
Answerline: It's free, easy to use and a great resource
Valentines Day: Celebrate in Good Health
What's for Dinner? Menu Planning Tool

January 2011 (Color pdf)
Less Sunshine may call for more Vitamin D
Quick Meals for Busy Families
Start 2011 with New & Healthy Habits
The Power is Out! What Do I Do?
November 2010 (Black/White pdf)  (Color pdf)
Roasting a Frozen Turkey
Turkey Leftovers 101
Burning Calories During the Holidays
October 2010  (Black/White pdf)  (Color pdf)
Slow cooking, Safe Cooking
Healthy Tricks and Treats
Harvesting and Storing Vegetables

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