Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 11:28

School lunch can be a good source of nutrition for children. But the menu may not match their food preferences every day. A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach aims to guide parents on creating healthy, balanced packed lunches, while keeping the food safe until lunch time.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:41

An Iowa State University research team has developed new measurement tools to detect malnutrition in older adults. On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Iowa State researchers will be conducting free nutritional screenings during the Des Moines University Senior Health Fair.

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:46

With its 2013 Healthy & Homemade calendar, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is working alongside Governor Branstad’s new Healthiest State Initiative to help Iowans live healthier.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 09:27

“Iowa Food Marketing Regulations: A Guide for Small-Scale Producers” offers an overview of various licenses required for selling food in Iowa and state regulations that govern those sales, which are based on type of food, where it is sold, how it is processed, scale of operation and type of customer.

Monday, August 20, 2012 - 14:31

Attend the Taste of Southern Iowa on Sept. 18 in Chariton to get a taste of the wide variety of foods produced in Iowa. Begin the evening with the 5 p.m. social hour, visit with vendors and take part in the buffet dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.

Friday, August 17, 2012 - 09:09

Youth from across Iowa showcased their culinary skill this past weekend at the Iowa State Fair in the “Cook This!” culinary challenge from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development.

Monday, August 6, 2012 - 15:56

Fair goers looking for healthier alternatives at the Iowa State Fair, or who want to track their calories and activity to balance their day, can turn to a new app available for the iPhone and as a mobile website.

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 10:33

The Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9-19, is packed with rides, food vendors, entertainment, exhibits and other attractions. In addition, find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 10:07

Farm-to-Fork tours are part of a series of events in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Local Food Road Show aimed at connecting people to locally grown food and flavors in Northwest Iowa. Upcoming tours include Sioux City, Aug. 19, and Storm Lake, Aug. 26.