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  • Monday, December 1, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –University of Missouri Extension asks families to commit to dine in on Wednesday, Dec. 3.
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  • Monday, November 24, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Smart eating habits at Thanksgiving mean you won’t wobble after you gobble this holiday season.
  • Monday, November 24, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo. –Keep the kitchen clean to make it a healthier place to gather during the holidays, says University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health specialist Janet Hackert.
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.– Food is a great way to bring people together. But if you’re mainly used to cooking everyday family meals or for the occasional dinner party, you’ll want to be aware of extra safety precautions to take when cooking for large groups.
  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.– Each year in the United States, there are about 42,000 reported cases of salmonella infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because many cases are not diagnosed or reported, CDC estimates the actual number may be close to 1 million.
  • Friday, October 31, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo. – It’s spaghetti disguised as a vegetable. Spaghetti squash is a versatile, nutritious fall favorite that is often overlooked by shoppers who don’t know how to cook it, says University of Missouri Extension nutrition specialist Janet Hackert.
  • 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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  • 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.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Record cattle prices have caused a large uptick in beef prices at the grocery store.
  • 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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