People around the world have very different diets. Seth Armah (’14, PhD, nutrition) believes a complete diet with the right amount of iron is important to maintaining a balanced nutritional profile. Working with major professors Dr. Manju Reddy and Dr. Alicia Carriquiry, he is receiving accolades for several major studies. (more…)

We are saddened by the news that Murray Kaplan, FSHN Professor Emeritus, passed away on June 26, 2014 at his home in Florida. (more…)

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Each student in FSHN creates their own Iowa State adventure. Lauren Furgiuele (BS ’14, dietetics) took inspiration from her time as a busy student athlete in high school and connected with Meaghan Burnham, dietitian in the ISU Athletics Department, to get some hands-on experience in the field. (more…)

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AMES, Iowa- Have some of the recent posts on websites and blogs made you question the value of milk in your diet? What should you be drinking? To learn more about dairy and non-dairy alternatives, come to MacKay Hall during VEISHEA from 9- 2 pm on Saturday, April 12th. (more…)

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For several years, The Blossom Project has been “working to improve the lives of women and their children one pregnancy at a time.” Now that the group has tried a few things, it was time to make the project more sustainable and go online. (more…)

Iowa State University will hold an international symposium on resistant starch at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames, on May 14-16, 2014. The symposium is theme is “Integrating Resistant Starch, Microbiome, and Disease Risk Reduction,” and speakers will assess the progress and potential for increasing the consumption of resistant starch and mechanisms whereby resistant starch may reduce disease risk, including influencing the gut microbiome. (more…)