Words on Wellness Newsletters

This newsletter is written by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists working in the field and on campus.  Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.  You’ll find reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.


Blog address:   http://blogs.extension.iastate.edu/wellness

June 2011 Newsletter            

              Articles included:

    • Eggs Provide "Egg"cellent Nutrition
    • Eggs in a Pocket Recipe
    • Dozen Egg Safety Tips
      Dancing - Great Way to Get Moving

May 2011 Newsletter           

              Articles included:

    • May is National Osteoporosis Month
    • Grilled Salmon with Avocado Dip Recipe
    • Outdoor Grill Safety Tips
    • National Ride-a-Bike Month

April Newsletter

Articles included:

    • Shake the Salt!
    • Sauteed Shrimp & Peppers Recipe
    • Rice Pilaf Recipe
    • Food Safety Tip

March Newsletter

Articles included:

    • National Nutrition Month
    • Broccoli Vegetable Medley Recipe
    • Just 'Tri' It
    • Phytochemicals
    • Washing Fresh Produce

February Newsletter

Articles included:

    • Will Vitamins Help?
    • Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe
    • Answerline
    • Celebrate Good Health
    • What's For Dinner?

January Newsletter

Articles included:

    • Less Sunshine, More Vitamin D
    • Quick Meals For Busy Families
    • Live Healthy Iowa
    • New & Healthy Habits
    • The Power is Out 


December Newsletter

Articles included:

    • Tame Holiday Calories
    • Gifts From The Kitchen
    • Holiday Food Safety Answers
    • Be Active, Indoors or Out!
    • Take Time For Family Mealtime



November Newsletter

Articles included:

    • Roasting a Frozen Turkey
    • Is Your Thermometer Ready?
    • Gingersnap Pumpkin Pecan Pie Recipe
    • Turkey Leftovers 101
    • Burning Calories During the Holidays


October Newsletter

Articles included:

    • Slow Cooking, Safe Cooking
    • Season for Cooking Squash
    • Healthy Trick and Treat Ideas
    • Harvesting and Storing Vegetables
    • Strength Training Ideas with Resistance bands
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