Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 10:40

“Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” recently added a Spanish translation among other updates to the website to better benefit Iowans. This website and blog offered by Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach provide nutrition education, how-to videos, meal planning tips and more.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 11:37

Master Gardeners will sow the seeds necessary to combat hunger and provide healthy food for struggling Iowans through a new program set to begin this winter.

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 09:38

Older Iowans can quickly learn about what to eat, how to keep food safe and how to increase their physical activity by trying free online nutrition lessons from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 13:23

Kids in the Kitchen, a statewide Human Sciences Extension and Outreach pilot program, teaches kids basic cooking skills and nutrition education.
 

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:08

The new Engaged Scholarship Funding Program from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach encourages faculty and staff to turn their research into educational programs to improve Iowans' lives.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 07:53

Food microbiologist Shannon Coleman is a new assistant professor in food science and human nutrition and a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist at Iowa State University. Her job will take Iowa State’s longstanding, interdepartmental efforts in food safety and consumer food protection, and extend that research-based education to small farmers and food entrepreneurs.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 10:59

Eating healthy on a tight budget can seem like a tough thing to do. However, the “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” website and blog offered through Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach provide nutrition suggestions, meal planning and grocery shopping tips.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 09:01

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides nutritional information, number of calories associated with food items, and amount of physical activity needed to burn off the tasty treats for the Des Moines Register Iowa State Fair Food Finder app.

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 13:22

Allie Lansman, a youth ambassador for the National 4-H Healthy Living Management Team, was featured on the Biggest Loser show last fall for her efforts in helping young people have healthier lives. She will be Iowa State's special guest at the Varied Industries Building Aug. 15 and Aug. 17.