Nutrition

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  • Friday, July 17, 2015
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s important to understand what terms such as “natural,” “organic” and “local” on food labels really mean before purchasing any food product, says University of Missouri Extension food safety specialist Londa Nwadike.
  • Monday, July 13, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Joplin-based registered nurse Kris Drake has been recognized by the Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition (MOCAN) for her outstanding efforts to improve health and well-being in her workplace and community.
  • Thursday, July 9, 2015
    MOBERLY, Mo. – It’s summertime at the ballpark and swimming pool.
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  • Thursday, July 2, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The first Farm to School Mid-Missouri Road Trip, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on July 31, will help food service directors, chefs and others learn how to meet the growing demand for healthy food.
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Floods can devastate property and have lasting effects on a community. In the aftermath, people might not think about the consequences flooding can have on food.
  • Friday, April 10, 2015
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Students give fun, healthy snacks an A-plus in University of Missouri Extension’s Kids in the Kitchen program.
    Media available: photo; video
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015
    Asian carp is an invasive fish that is spreading through Midwestern rivers, displacing native species. In this video news story, learn how a commercial fishing industry based on Asian carp could create jobs and reduce the numbers of the fish.
    Media available: video

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