News Archive for Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
October 12, 2010
The two-day celebration -- culminating with a gold-shovel groundbreaking and birthday cake -- demonstrated the strength and spirit of the College of Human Ecology.
September 24, 2010
Foodborne illness strikes 76 millions of Americans each year, causing problems ranging from a simple upset stomach to the need for a fast drive to the emergency room.
September 15, 2010
Mark Haub reports that his novel diet of snack foods is having better than expected results.
September 14, 2010
Samara Joy Nielsen’s vita stands out like a hydrangea in a wheat field. Lodged in the list of academic credentials -- a biology degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and a Ph.D. in nutritional epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- is a master’s of divinity, with a social justice focus, from Duke Divinity School at Duke University, Durham, NC.
September 13, 2010
A dietitian in Hong Kong, a philanthropic hotel manager and an advocate to end child hunger are among the alumni being honored Friday, October 8, at the College of Human Ecology’s Celebration of Excellence.
September 1, 2010
After one week on an unusual health-defying diet, Mark Haub has lost 5 pounds. For a month, the human nutrition professor is eating high fat, high sugar snack foods to dispel some common beliefs about nutrition. One is that calories not specific foods cause weight gain and weight loss.
August 26, 2010
Thirteen community college students partnered with K-State researchers this summer on science projects ranging from growth of cancer cells to microbiological safety of tea.
August 25, 2010
Scholarships helped eight Human Ecology students finance study abroad experiences this summer and fall.
June 30, 2010
Dedication to their fields of study is earning two students from Kansas State University's department of hospitality management and dietetics $5,000 scholarships from national professional associations.
June 7, 2010
Trying to look slim and trim for swimsuit season or just want to eat healthier this summer? A Kansas State University professor of human nutrition says there are some seasonal fruits and vegetables you should include in your diet to help.