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Newsletter Archive

December 2014 -  Prebiotics-Probiotics-What is the Difference? > Quick Turkey Rice Soup > Make Sense of the Dates > Activity Trackers-Are They for You?

November 2014 - Recycling Food Waste? Waste Not, Want Not? > Tzatziki with Pita Chips > What's in Your Kitchen? > The Safety of CrossFit

October 2014 - Healthier Snacks Sold in Schools > No Knead Whole Wheat Bread > What's in Your Lunch Box? > A 10-Minute Run Does Your Heart Good

September 2014 - Cleanse Diets: How to Protect Yourself from Fad Diets > Chicken Fajitas > Get Moving at Work > Ice Cold Facts

August 2014 - Nothing Says Summer Like Peaches > Grilled Peaches > Investigate the Outdoors This Summer > Pet Food and Food Safety

July 2014 - Water is Key to Life > Infused Water > Buying and Selling Local Foods > Cool Off While Working Out!

June 2014 - Milk Myths Busted! > Fruit Kabobs & Yogurt Dip > Food Safety in Stormy Weather > Iowa Games - A great way to get moving this summer

May 2014 - GREEN - It's the Color of the Season! > Salad in a Bag >  Springtime Learning = Summer Safety > Be Active, No Matter Your Age!

April 2014 - Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Explained > Scrmabled Egg Muffins > Spring: An Egg-citing Time of Year! > Get Motivated to Move

March 2014 - MARCH into Spring > Quick Pad Thai > Safe Home Food Preservation > The Kitchen Workout

February 2014 - The Diet That Is All Fluff > Raspberry Mango Spinach Smoothie > Dating 101 > HIIT Is a HIT!

January 2014 - Unravel the Meat Case Confusion > Food Safety Mythbusters > Tuscan Pork Loin > Beat the Winter Blues

December 2013 - Leftover Swap - How Safe Is It? > Banana Nog > Safe Eggnog > Clean Up!

November 2013 - Make Your Thanksgiving Meal Last with 'Planned-overs'  > Carver Dip > Dishwashers Are for Cleaning, Not Cooking > Choosing the Right Gym for You

October 2013 - A Halloween Treat for Fall - Roasted Pumpkin > Easy Roasted Veggies > Home Canning 101 > Enjoy the Fall Colors in Iowa's State Parks

September 2013 - "Added Sugars" Add Up in Our Diets! > Yogurt Parfaits > Eat Fresh Produce, But Handle It Safely > Reduce Screen Time

August 2013 - Buying and Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables > Farmer's Market Salad > Food Safety at the Farmer's Market > Creek Walking

July 2013 - USDA Standards that Define Food Terms on Packaging > Cheesy Pasta with Summer Vegetables > Handwashing 101 > Stakeholder Input Needed on Health Exchanges created by Affordable Care Act > Iowa Launches Healthy and Happy Outdoors

June 2013 - Fruits and Vegetables: Nature's Cancer Prevention > Spinach Black Bean Salad > Can I Substitute Fresh for Dry Herbs and Spices? > Gardening Counts as Physical Activity

May 2013 - Tip-Offs to Find Rip-Offs > Rice Salad with mango and Black Beans > Teach kids to be Food Safe > No Workout on Purpose?

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