Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:32

Social marketing campaigns that educate parents about good nutrition can help to increase children’s consumption of fruit, vegetables and low-fat or fat-free milk. That’s according to findings of a recently published study co-authored by Christine Hradek, a state nutrition program specialist with Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach.

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 08:53

An Iowa State University student worked with ISU Extension and Outreach to  create an interactive scavenger hunt for a summer “County Fair” event at Old MacDonald’s Farm in Cedar Rapids to help residents learn about agriculture and health.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:44

Visitors to the 2016 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11–21, can find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connections throughout the fairgrounds.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:02

Want kids to eat their vegetables and do better in school? Get them involved in gardening, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 13:11

Extending family time can be easy — just add food and fitness. Lori Hayungs, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist, offers the following tips on how to increase family time while encouraging children’s healthy development.

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 11:05

Nutrition, health, food security and local foods awareness are components of plans created by Rising Star Interns for a 2016 summer program.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 13:27

Many parents worry about what their children eat — and don’t eat. However, when parents and children engage in mealtime battles, nobody wins. Instead, parents should focus on preventing power struggles over food, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:55

Three Iowa State University students will intern with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach’s Heddleson Internship program. The internships provide students with hands-on experience connected to their programs of study and prepare them for a career in extension or community outreach.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 14:13

Field days provide opportunity for gardeners to learn about year’s garden themes - donating produce to food banks and planting for pollinators.