Posted on 02 May 2018
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National Garden Month in Action

Posted on 30 Apr 2018
April is but a memory, but it bears repeating that it was the month to celebrate gardening, during National Garden Month! Former President Reagan signed the Proclamation April 18, 1986. National Garden Week was first celebrated April 12 – 18, 1987. Then in 2002, the National Gar

Make Your Spring Soy Easy

Posted on 23 Apr 2018
They taste and cook like a frozen lima bean. They are the only beans that provides a “complete” protein and have as much fiber as four slices of whole wheat bread. Whoa, now this is nutritious powerhouse! I’m talking about edamame. This superstar bean is a fresh soybean, harvested whi

NEW thinkThin Protein Cakes

Posted on 18 Apr 2018
Imagine if you could have the flavor of a rich chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, or a classic birthday cake topped with rainbow sprinkles, or even a red velvet cake covered in cream cheese flavored frosting, all with high protein and one gram of sugar. Meet thinkThin Protein Cak

Free CEU(s) courtesy of the Public Policy team!

Posted on 17 Apr 2018
Free CEU(s) courtesy of the Public Policy team. Learn about the importance of SNAP-ed and the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization, which expires in September 2018! Due to inclement weather the 2018 Legislative Workshop was canceled. However, the Public Policy Team has put together Webi

MEDIA SEGMENT: Media Spokesperson Rachel Wall and National Soyfoods Month!

Posted on 17 Apr 2018
 April is National Soyfoods Month! Soyfoods can play an important part in a healthy, well-balanced diet to nourish the body with high-quality protein. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Registered Dietitian Rachel Wall has more information. Facts about Soy: Soyfood

Simplified Diet Manual – Low Protein Modified Renal Diet

Posted on 15 Apr 2018
The Modified Renal Diet may be prescribed for individuals with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who are on dialysis and reside in a healthcare setting. These individuals often have other medical conditions and a high incidence of malnutrition related to poor appetite and gastrointestina

Soy Foods Month

Posted on 09 Apr 2018
Here in Iowa, we are all too familiar with the tilling and planting that occurs this time of year in preparation for the harvest of soybeans during the fall months. We may be less familiar with the nutritional powerhouse that exists in soybeans. The month of April is National Soy Food

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

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