Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:53

Iowa 4-H’er Allison Lansman, Fort Dodge, has been chosen by National 4-H Council to join its healthy living management team as a healthy living youth ambassador. She is a junior at Iowa State University.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 13:00

A little advanced planning goes a long way towards adding cheer instead of stress to the holidays, according to two human sciences specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 17:37

Farmers interested in expanding their distribution to local markets will benefit from a one-day training in January with the Iowa MarketReady program.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 15:23

"Creating the Optimum School Health Environment in Your District: What Decision Makers Need To Know" is now available for free download from the Extension Online Store.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 16:43

First-generation Latino immigrant children in Iowa are at great risk for obesity. That’s according to a new policy brief published by Kim Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist at Iowa State University.

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 11:52

If foodservice workers don’t follow food safety procedures, there is a chance the salad will arrive with a side order of foodborne illness. That’s why Iowa State University and Kansas State University have teamed up to create a set of posters demonstrating safe handling of leafy greens for foodservice operations.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 13:26

The 2015 Healthy and Homemade Nutrition Calendar is now available for purchase from the Extension Online Store.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 16:15

Allie Lansman, a junior from Fort Dodge majoring in dietetics and former Webster County 4-H'er, will appear on NBC-TV’s The Biggest Loser this week as a youth ambassador for healthy living.

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 14:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct GAP workshops for fruit and vegetable growers in Indianola and Sioux City. The one-day workshops are important for growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers’ food safety requirements.