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CAREER OPPORTUNITY – WIC Dietitian, Pottawattamie County

Posted on 10 May 2018
WIC Dietitian Pottawattamie County is taking applications for a part-time WIC Dietitian to provide nutrition education, design and schedule nutrition education contacts and function as a CPA in the WIC certification process. Applicant must be a licensed dietitian in Iowa or eligible t

ACTION ALERT: Let’s Protect SNAP

Posted on 03 May 2018
Let’s Protect SNAP   The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is the nation’s most effective anti-hunger program. It helps 1 in 9 Iowans put food on the table and keeps nearly 70,000 Iowans out of poverty.  Legislation governing SNAP is part of the Farm Bill,

MEDIA SEGMENT: National Zucchini Bread Day

Posted on 02 May 2018
   National Zucchini Bread Day Registered Dietitian, Natalie Hoefing, will assist anchor in creating a delicious, nutrient-dense zucchini bread recipe that will be sure to inspire viewers to try it themselves! From zucchini noodles, to zucchini chips, the versatility of

MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER

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

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