Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 17:14

The Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist and associate professor at Iowa State University has been selected to receive the North Central Region Excellence in Extension award.  Greder will receive the award in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Nov. 9.

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 16:51

Kaitlyn Romitti, a junior at Iowa State, spent last summer as the Cook This! intern, where she planned and implemented the annual 4-H culinary challenge at the Iowa State Fair.
 

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 09:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering workshops to build Iowans’ health insurance literacy so they can make informed decisions and choose a health insurance policy that meets their needs. Smart Choice Health Insurance workshops are being offered throughout Iowa.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:59

With the help of ISU Extension and Outreach, an Iowa State research team has piloted the “Living well through Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise” (or LIFE) program in several Iowa communities. The program is aimed at reaching older adults in rural areas who are isolated or do not have access to a gym.

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 11:50

A six-week challenge to improve the health of Iowa families began Monday, Sept. 23 and will continue through Nov. 1.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 13:43

Youth from across the state showcased their skills in the kitchen during the 2013 Cook This! 4-H Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have been announced for each of three age divisions.

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:49

Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 14:38

The burners are running on high as teams are announced for the 2013 Cook This! Culinary Challenge. Twenty-eight teams involving more than 80 youth from across the state will compete in this year’s challenge,

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 15:27

Adults age 65 or older are eligible for free nutrition assessments on Senior Day, July 17, at the Adams County Fair. Iowa State University researchers will conduct the assessments using new measurement tools for detecting malnutrition.