Dee Sandquist receives Health and Immortality Award

Posted on 12 Feb 2018
Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member Dee Sandquist, MS, RD, LD, CDE, FAND received the Health and Immortality Award because of my work in the community on food insecurity and hunger given by World Congress President on Student Government at MUM (Marhishi University School of

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

Code of Ethics Update

Posted on 05 Feb 2018
Code of Ethics Update The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), its credentialing agency, abide by the Code of Ethics which was last approved on June 2, 2009. According to the AND website, the Code of Ethics “…provides guidance to

Sweet Potatoes are not just for Holiday Dinners!

Posted on 05 Feb 2018
February is National Sweet Potato Month! As a child, I did not like sweet potatoes. I think this is because I was only served them from a can and I though the texture was too mushy. However, as an adult, I realized how delicious sweet potatoes were fresh! You can bake them, roast them

IAND Strategic Planning Session

Posted on 01 Feb 2018
Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Strategic Planning Session REGISTER HERE February 22, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ola Babcock Miller Building Room 310 1112 E. Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309 1. National Nutrition Month Proclamation 9:00-9:15am – Meet by the Rotunda at the Iowa

Focus on Fiber

Posted on 29 Jan 2018
You’ve likely heard how a healthful diet includes an adequate amount of fiber, but what does this mean in terms of your day to day food choices? What is fiber? How much fiber do I need each day? What foods contain fiber? What is fiber? Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that our

MEDIA SPOKESPERSON – Paige Hoyle shares her Pesto Zucchini and Quinoa Salad recipe on KCCI

Posted on 22 Jan 2018
Happy Two Thousand and GREAT-teen! When it comes to setting New Year resolutions, most people shoot for the moon. We pledge to give up carbs, run daily, or completely cut out sugar. This, however, leads to overwhelming, exhausting, and frankly unsustainable goals. Did you know that on

How Much Protein Do I Need in a Day?

Posted on 17 Jan 2018
How many protein-rich foods do you consume daily? It is recommended that most healthy adults consume 0.4 grams of protein for every pound of body weight per day. For example, a 140-pound woman would require around 56 grams of protein each day. (The math: 0.4 x 140 lbs = 56 grams of pr

What is the Simplified Diet Manual?

Posted on 15 Jan 2018
The twelfth edition of the Simplified Diet Manual marks 63 years of its publication by the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 1953 Nina Kagarice Bigsby, the dietary consultant to small hospitals and nursing homes for the Iowa State Department of Health, began a survey of diet

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