Nutrition http://kios.org en NE Farm to School Summit to be held Wednesday http://kios.org/post/ne-farm-school-summit-be-held-wednesday <p>The state’s first <a href="http://www.cfra.org/community-food">Farm to School Summit </a>will be held in Kearney on Wednesday. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 27869 at http://kios.org NE Farm to School Summit to be held Wednesday Omaha gets $28,000 to help afterschool programs provide meals to students http://kios.org/post/omaha-gets-28000-help-afterschool-programs-provide-meals-students <p>Omaha is one of 11 cities nationwide to get grant funding that&#39;ll help afterschool programs provide meals for students.</p><p>The $28,000 grant is part of an effort by the National League of Cities and the Walmart Foundation to combat childhood hunger. There currently are 260 afterschool programs in the Omaha area.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 16315 at http://kios.org Nutrition's Role in Cancer Prevention http://kios.org/post/nutritions-role-cancer-prevention <p>Five researchers from Nebraska and Oklahoma will study the role of nutrition in cancer prevention.&nbsp; The researchers each received a $50,000 seed grant to conduct their research over a one year period.&nbsp;</p><p>Grants were awarded through a collaborative project between the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition in Omaha and the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 9718 at http://kios.org Nutrition's Role in Cancer Prevention