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Iowans Are Invited to COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sessions

April 14, 2021, 1:32 pm | John D. Lawrence, Jill Brimeyer

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Department of Public Health and University of Iowa are partnering to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine April 17, 19 and 24. There is no fee or registration required and the sessions are open to all.

The New Dietary Guidelines: Feeding Infants and Toddlers

March 3, 2021, 9:37 am | Sara Sprouse, Cathy Drost, Ann Parker, Vera Stokes

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans now include recommendations by life stage. ISU Extension and Outreach provides continuing education opportunities for child care providers and this spring, two training opportunities focus on feeding infants and toddlers. 

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.

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