Nutrition

News

  • Friday, October 24, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Seven years ago, Sarah Gordon noticed a problem with the children visiting her practice. Increasingly, her young patients were overweight. Gordon knew that she had to do something to change the trend.
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  • Monday, October 20, 2014
    BUTLER, Mo. – Dentist bills scare us more than goblins lining the sidewalks on Halloween.
  • Friday, October 3, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Not to upset the apple cart, but not all apples are created equal for pie-making. It’s as American as apple pie to ponder which of the 7,500 varieties is the right pick for your fall dessert.
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  • Monday, September 29, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– In this video news story, learn about the new, state-of-the-art MU Nutritional Center for Health (MUNCH) at the University of Missouri. MUNCH will merge expertise in agriculture, medicine, food science, journalism, exercise, dietetics and other disciplines to develop holistic and practical approaches to controlling obesity and diabetes.
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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo.– Many people are taking a closer look at what they eat these days. Parents are also concerned about what their babies eat.
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – People are getting savvy about checking food labels for fat, calories and fiber, but labels such as “sell by” and “use by” can leave us guessing about whether to keep or toss food.
  • Monday, July 28, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Farmers markets are a great place to buy healthy local produce and other foods, meet and support local farmers, and enjoy shopping in a fun environment. But shoppers should also pay attention to food safety when buying and using foods from farmers markets, says a University of Missouri Extension food safety specialist.
  • Friday, July 11, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo. – Think of a rainbow when planning your summer meals, says Janet Hackert, University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist.
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  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    If your electricity is out for more than two hours, it is important to know how to make sure the foods in your refrigerator and freezer are safe.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Record cattle prices have caused a large uptick in beef prices at the grocery store.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2014
    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – It’s almost like coming home and thinking someone else cooked for you while you were away – that aroma from a meal that’s been cooking all day in the slow cooker.
  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If you’re losing your way instead of your weight, University of Missouri Extension specialists have evaluated and recommended several smartphone and tablet apps that might help you get your New Year’s resolution back on track.

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