Simplified Diet Manual – Dysphagia Diet

Posted on 15 Mar 2018
Altering the consistency of foods can greatly relieve problems related to chewing, managing food in the mouth, and swallowing. These problems may be due to stroke, head or neck injury, cancer, cerebral palsy, dementia, and other illness, or simply the result of aging. Aspiration (inha

Posted on 13 Mar 2018
 KCRG news release for March 13, 2018 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Registered Dietitian Rachel Wall How to Include Children in the Kitchen Crumbs and spills aside, cooking with children is a great way to spend quality time and teach important skills like meas

Iowa State University: 2017-2018 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series

Posted on 12 Mar 2018
2017-2018 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series Presents the family-friendly film: WASTED! “The Story of Food Waste” Tuesday, March 20 1148 Gerdin Appetizers 6-6:45 pm Movie 6:45 pm Following the movie, stick around for closing remarks from Lynn Pritchard of Ta

A Dozen Ways Egg Nutrients Benefit the Body

Posted on 12 Mar 2018
Eggs contain many important nutrients. From our brain to our bones, the impact of these nutrients are wide-ranging. Learn how the nutrient package of eggs can benefit the body. Brain Function: One large egg is an excellent source of choline – an essential nutrient critical for f

Breakfast, what is it good for? Some say absolutely nothin!

Posted on 12 Mar 2018
Most of us have grown up hearing “it is the most important meal of the day. But is it really? In the beginning..                                                                                                                                   Historically, the Romans believed one meal

CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Clinical Dietitian position, Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, IA

Posted on 09 Mar 2018
Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, IA has a Part Time, 32 hour a week,  Clinical Dietitian position in our Food and Nutrition Services Department.  This day shift position includes a weekend and holiday rotation. To apply, please visit our website at This position

CIDDA Social and CEU Meeting – April 23, 2018

Posted on 07 Mar 2018
CIDDA Social and CEU Meeting the evening of Monday, April 23rd at Proof Restaurant, downtown Des Moines.  More information and invite to follow on our social media sites and in our April newsletter. 

Dietitian Clinical Skills Update – April 12, 2018

Posted on 07 Mar 2018
Dietitian Clinical Skills Update Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Floyd Valley Healthcare Conference Center Professional continuing education credits available. Cost: $75 Watch for upcoming brochure! Featured Speakers: Elizabeth Howardson, MS, RD, LN, CNSC –

Midwest Nutrition Team Meeting – March 29, 2018

Posted on 07 Mar 2018
Midwest Nutrition Team Meeting A meeting is being planned for March 29th, at 3:30 p.m. in Carroll at St. Anthony’s (311 South Clark St; Carroll, IA 51401) with speaker Susie Roberts on billing/coding for MNT/Obesity Mgt and other nutrition counseling.

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