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K-State in the news today

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Monday, September 27, 2021

National/International

*The calorie fallacy: why counting calories isn’t an effective weight-loss strategy
9/24/21 Time/Yahoo News
Haub, who teaches nutrition at Kansas State University, wanted to prove to his students that weight loss is simply about calories. So, for 10 weeks, the professor proceeded to eat an 1,800-calorie diet consisting of a Twinkie every three hours. He also dined on Doritos, Little Debbies, sugary cereal and other junk food.

Regional/State

*K-State spins off business to advance software system used by USDA, 37 states
9/26/21 Kansas Reflector
Software developers at Kansas State University that created a data management system used by the federal government and dozens of states to track nutrition education programs formed a company to further commercialize the web-based tool.

The state of beef: Nebraska's most important ag sector faces uncertain future
9/27/21 Omaha World Heral
“The reality of Omaha would be very different without cattle in the state,” said Glynn Tonsor, a beef industry economist at Kansas State University.

Local

*Prairie memories: Exhibit by native Kansas Life photographer documents visit to Manhattan, return to home state
9/25/21 Manhattan Mercury
It also includes images Parks donated to K-State. Those were the first images Parks donated to a public institution.


*K-State pollution prevention outreach funded
9/26/21 KSAL
The Pollution Prevention Institute at Kansas State University has received a $333,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, or KDHE, to provide free, confidential environmental compliance assistance to Kansas small businesses.

 

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