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Register Now for Online Healthy Aging Series

February 2, 2021, 9:15 am | Sarah Francis

Health often is the key factor in whether people can remain in their home as they grow older. Beginning Feb. 17, Iowa State University is offering a free online series to help Iowans remain healthy and independent as they age. The series is focused on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Nutrition Facts Label Gets an Update

January 27, 2021, 9:13 am | Jody Gatewood

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.

Iowa 4-H Council Donates over 20,000 Items in Food Drive Effort

December 22, 2020, 11:55 am | Haley Jones

When Iowa’s State 4-H Council members began their statewide food drive, their original goal was to collect 10,000 nonperishable food items. However, Iowans across the state helped the group more than double their goal by collecting and donating 21,771 food items in seven weeks. The food items will be donated to local food pantries, churches and places in need during this holiday season.