Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 13:43

Current Issues in Nutrition will address the rationale behind the new lower sodium recommendations from the Institute of Medicine and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. The two-part online conference from Iowa State also will examine the implications for the general public, health care professionals and the food industry.
 

Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 11:52

Iowa State University Extension is one of four state cooperative extension services that together will develop and run the People’s Garden School Pilot Program. It will serve an estimated 2,800 students attending 70 elementary schools in Washington, New York, Iowa and Arkansas.

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 11:53

Iowa State University has released an online version of “Your Motivation Toolkit,” a self-guided training program in food safety for foodservice managers and supervisors.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 11:00

Homegrown Lifestyle is for people living on a large lot or a small acreage with visions of producing food for their own use and practicing land stewardship, but aren't sure how or where to start.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 11:23

For good health, eat a colorful diet during National Nutrition Month in March as well as the rest of the year, says ISU Extension nutrition specialist Sarah Francis.
 

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 14:01

 Iowa State University Extension has scheduled a series of certification workshops in April for people who want to sell morel mushrooms.

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 11:09

“The New Extension Commons: Connecting People and Programs,” the theme of the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference, will focus on the unique needs of urban and suburban communities across the nation and how extension professionals can meet these needs.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 17:46

MarketMaker on the Web offers a free new tool to connect family shoppers with farmers – and with everyone in between – including restaurants and grocery stores.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 09:32

Better nutrition and more physical activity are the stable, healthy resolutions that override any diet craze. The Adventure Learning Center is balancing the two by offering courses that combine rope challenges and nutrition education.