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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

Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for March 2014.

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

Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for February 2014.

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).

January 2014 News Notes

Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for January 2014.

Accepting nominations for 2014 FSHN Alumni Impact Award

If you know an FSHN alum that deserves recognition, you can nominate them for an award from the department.

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) has opened nominations for the fourth annual FSHN Alumni Impact Award.

December 2013 News Notes

Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for December 2013.

2013: It was a very good year

As we say goodbye to 2013, we fondly recall all of the highlights of the past year. Although there are many to select from, below is a handful of remembrances that will color our memories through the coming year.