Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

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.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:56

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is launching two new research projects in northern Iowa. One will build literacy and STEM skills in children, while the other will use singing training to improve quality of life for Iowans with Parkinson’s disease.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 13:11

Iowa State University faculty in food science and human nutrition are taking their research show on the road this month to four locations in Iowa. They’ll be talking about new trends in nutrition and wellness and sharing the latest research from the university.

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 10:08

As diabetes becomes more widespread, including among Iowa’s rural Latino population, the need for education and prevention assistance is increasing. Sarah Francis, a human sciences state specialist in nutrition and wellness, and associate professor at Iowa State University, saw this need and created “Latinos Living Well.”

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 10:19

As a human scientist, Christine Hradek is making healthy choices easier for families with low incomes by partnering with the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener Program to put more fruits and vegetables into the food pantry system.