Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 11:05

Nutrition, health, food security and local foods awareness are components of plans created by Rising Star Interns for a 2016 summer program.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 13:27

Many parents worry about what their children eat — and don’t eat. However, when parents and children engage in mealtime battles, nobody wins. Instead, parents should focus on preventing power struggles over food, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:55

Three Iowa State University students will intern with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach’s Heddleson Internship program. The internships provide students with hands-on experience connected to their programs of study and prepare them for a career in extension or community outreach.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 14:13

Field days provide opportunity for gardeners to learn about year’s garden themes - donating produce to food banks and planting for pollinators. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists will be providing free agricultural water food safety testing for up to 100 hobby gardeners and very small fruit and vegetable producers in Iowa for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists need Iowans' help in acquiring samples of aronia berry jam and jelly for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 13:20

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition will provide FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Preventive Controls for Human Food Training June 13-15, 2016 on the Iowa State campus.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:21

Low-income mothers from rural communities say participating in outdoor activities as a family is a primary need for their physical and emotional well-being. But a new research paper co-authored by Iowa State University‘s Kimberly Greder demonstrates many of these families aren’t getting time together.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 09:40

What would life be like with true wellness and wellbeing? Iowans have been reflecting on that question over the past few months in a pilot program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.