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

MEMBER OPPORTUNITY – FREE Webinar 1 CPEU: The (Re)Purpose of Food: Reducing Wasted Food at Home

Posted on 02 Apr 2018
The (Re)Purpose of Food: Reducing Wasted Food at Home Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 12pm ET/11am CT/9am PT Home is where the waste is. Forty-three percent of food waste occurs at home. It stems from a variety of reasons: we didn’t make the recipe we planned, we ate out rather than cooked,

Iowa Dietitian Licensure Audit – What to do if it is you

Posted on 02 Apr 2018
Late last spring I received a letter notifying me I was randomly selected for a post renewal continuing education audit of my Iowa dietitian license. My first thoughts were worry and panic – do I have enough credits? What is the requirement for number of continuing education credits?

ACTION ALERT: Apply to attend the 2018 Public Policy Workshop

Posted on 30 Mar 2018
APPLY ONLINE HERE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 27th!!! Selections will be made on May 7th.

MEDIA SEGMENT: Slam Dunk Snacks with Nikki Stahr on KCCI News 8

Posted on 26 Mar 2018
   Slam Dunk Snacks The basketball championship series is in full swing. Hopefully your bracket choices will do well. As you enjoy the games, why not score big at home with some slam-dunk snacks? Don’t get sidelined by unhealthy snacks that don’t provide your body with th

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

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