Nutrition

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  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s not surprising that “carrot” describes a lure or incentive. Sweet, full of vitamins and antioxidants, carrots should entice you as a winner for your home garden.
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  • Thursday, April 3, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Peas will never be considered an exotic food, but they’ve been cultivated for at least 5,000 years. This ancient plant is a cool-season vegetable that needs to be planted early.
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  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Record cattle prices have caused a large uptick in beef prices at the grocery store.
  • Thursday, March 20, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A statewide contest challenges middle school children to create a poster, short video or catchy slogan promoting exercise and healthy eating.
  • 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.
  • Monday, December 16, 2013
    BUTLER, Mo. – The holidays – a time for parties, food and alcohol. It’s also a time for temptation when you’re trying to watch your weight. But denying yourself the foods you love usually doesn’t work.
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  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    BUTLER, Mo. – Leftover turkey can easily fit into lots of recipes. But if turkey isn’t handled properly, those leftover meals can quickly go from yummy to uneatable.
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