Jody Gatewood

ISU Extension and Outreach Nutrition Program Specialist


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Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe? Jody Gatewood, a nutrition specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, dispels the myths and explains the facts.

By: Jody Gatewood and Christopher Lightfoot

Which bag of carrots is the better buy: baby carrots or full size, a one-pound bag or two? "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." from ISU Extension and Outreach has a free app to help you calculate the unit price and get the best deal for your family.

By: Jody Gatewood and Laura Sternweis

One month into the new year, many people may be ready to give up on their resolutions to improve their eating habits for better health. However, the newly updated Nutrition Facts label can help you change your habits and keep your resolution, says Jody Gatewood, nutrition state specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Jody Gatewood

When food prices are high or family finances are tight, buying groceries can become a challenge for many Iowans. Human Sciences state specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips to help Iowans get the most for their money and eat well on a budget.

By: Jody Gatewood and Christine Hradek