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June 2014 News Notes

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Furgiuele creates her own adventure

Lauren Furgiuele teaches members of the Iowa State Football team how to cook using ingredients beneficial for a busy student athlete.

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.

May 2014 News Notes

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April 2014 News Notes

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Got Milk Questions? Iowa State nutrition students have answers

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.

March 2014 News Notes

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Blossom Project goes online

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.

Announcing Resistant Starch Symposium

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.

February 2014 News Notes

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Wang sees problems through a different lens

Often times a researcher’s goal is to create a new technology for use in industry which helps produce something that improves the lives of the world’s population. Recently Dr. Tong (Toni) Wang, perfected a technology to improve the enzymatic synthesis of oleoylethanolamide (OEA).