Posted on 10 Aug 2018
August can be one of the busiest times of the year while summer is coming to an end and school is just staring back up again. Between sports seasons starting, weekend summer get always, or back to school season, it can be very hard to find time to eat balanced meals. August is Kids Ea


Posted on 09 Jul 2018
JULY 2018 NEWSLETTER We are in the heart of summer and this month is prime time for blueberry harvesting! Blueberries are such a universal fruit to where we use them in anything from baking to juicing. Blueberries get their name from their deep blue and purple color. Anthocyanins, mea

JUNE 2018 NEWSLETTER – National Fruit and Vegetable Month

Posted on 11 Jun 2018
The month of June means summer is here and at the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics we are celebrating National Fruit and Vegetable month! To celebrate a rainbow of colors that fruit and vegetables provide, spend time outside by visiting your local farmers’ market. Throughout Ju


Posted on 02 May 2018
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APRIL NEWSLETTER – Stress Awareness Month

Posted on 02 Apr 2018
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER Stress Awareness Month April is here in full bloom! Okay, maybe not quite FULL bloom. It began a little chilly, but what better way to start the month than with Easter this year! April is a busy month for students and families. Whether you’re preparing for finals, p

MARCH NEWSLETTER – National Nutrition Month

Posted on 06 Mar 2018
Who doesn’t love the month of March?! Living in the Midwest, this month has always marked a small victory… it means we’ve made it through the coldest months of the year! Maybe you’ve kept your resolutions you set at the beginning of the year and maybe not. Or maybe you’re wanting to t

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER – American Heart Month

Posted on 05 Feb 2018
  This month we’ll be seeing a lot of red; bright red hearts, blush flowers in bloom, yummy chocolates wrapped in crimson foil, and of course that persistent glowing haze of romance in the air. Ahhhh, doesn’t that set the mood? But that’s not all this month is celebrating. Many a

JANUARY NEWSLETTER – Healthy and Happy New Year!

Posted on 10 Jan 2018
  This month we’re going to focus on a unique B vitamin that is an essential part of our diet and health; folate. Folate aids in the production of new cells, is a preventative measure against heart disease, and helps keep us energized throughout the day. All of us need a healthy,


Posted on 05 Dec 2017
By this time, you’ve probably made it through all the Thanksgiving leftovers that have been crowding your fridge. That’s great because now it’s time to start making room for Christmas cooking! And – let’s not forget – New Year’s just a few short weeks behind… Do you see a