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Diabetes Prevention Program

Nutrition Center offering National Diabetes Prevention Program

Colorado State University's Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center is offering a 16-week session of the National Diabetes Prevention Program starting March 20.

Type 2 diabetes is a preventable...

Tempeh Tacos

Vegetarian Tempeh Tacos

Soy is a lean, heart-healthy source of protein that is easy to prepare and takes on all of the flavors that you cook with. Try this...

Karen Morris-Fine

Alumna's successful career paves the way for meaningful planned gift

Karen Morris-Fine led a successful career as a toxicologist to major corporations including Coca Cola, Syracuse Research Corporation, and the Boeing Company. Before she became a...

Chocolate Pudding

Recipe: Bittersweet chocolate pudding with raspberries

For an indulgent Valentine's Day treat that is also (sort of) good for you, the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center recommends this delicious dessert that includes...


Farro Risotto With Basil Pesto

Total time: 40 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium shallot, diced
1 cup farro
1/2 cup white wine
1 quart low-sodium liquid stock
1/2 cup basil pesto
1/2 cup...

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Try adding different seasonings, such as an Italian for a different flavor, or crushed red
peppers to give it some spice. You can also experiment with different...

Dawn Clifford and Dean Jeff McCubbin

Leading expert in nutrition education and counseling receives 2016 CHHS Emerging Leader Alumna award

"I appreciated the many opportunities available to undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition to gain more experience in a...

Kristen Lackey and Adrian Jesse

CSU grad students: Lettuce start eating more leafy greens

It's not easy to make kale and chard sexy, but two Colorado State University graduate students have found clever ways to get everyone to eat more...


Exploring intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting continues to be a trendy topic, promoted by numerous books as the ultimate path to healing and weight loss. Fasting is defined as the...

Gretchen Wall

Alumni Spotlight - Gretchen L. Wall

Gretchen L. Wall, M.S., PSA Coordinator & Northeast Regional Extension Associate

Since 2011, Gretchen Wall has been the coordinator for the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) and...