Consumers may not recognize costs, consequences of demand for ‘clean’ foodPosted on
Eating “clean” is all about avoiding foods with additives, preservatives or other chemicals on the label, but Iowa State University professors Ruth MacDonald and Ruth Litchfield warn of the consequences in terms of food waste, safety and cost.
Sparking conversations and awareness to bring about changePosted on
Iowa State University faculty members are working with Ames students, teachers, and administrators to help the school district address academic achievement gaps and other racial disparities — creating a more inclusive environment through research, conversations, training, and awareness.
College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarship recipients recognizedPosted on
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences celebrated student scholarship recipients and donors on Oct. 13 at the annual scholarship recognition event in the Scheman Building.
White named an inaugural fellow of International Carotenoid SocietyPosted on
Gross-Wen Technologies named winner of entrepreneurial contestPosted on
Iowa State researchers look into vaccines that can prevent, treat diseases caused by E.coli in humans, poultryPosted on
Researcher finds further evidence that fats and oils help to unlock full nutritional benefits of veggiesPosted on
A new study led by Wendy White, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, shows that eating salad with added fat in the form of soybean oil promotes the absorption of eight different micronutrients that promote human health. Conversely, eating the same salad without the added oil lessens the likelihood that the body will absorb the nutrients.
Human scientists celebrate passion for helping peoplePosted on
A weeklong celebration of the College of Human Sciences will this year showcase how the college’s people and programs are joined by a common bond of helping others.
Brain research aims to reduce effects of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseasePosted on
From music therapy to better nutrition and exercise, College of Human Sciences researchers are providing expertise in Iowa State University’s revolutionary brain initiative aimed at reducing effects of debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.