People try many different methods to avoid catching a cold or flu during the winter months. One thing to remember is that simple diet choices can boost our immune system.
Your slow cooker can be an economical, timesaving way to feed your family. Listen to the audio.
Vitamin C is often touted for boosting the immune system. The jury is still out on this claim, but there may be an indirect connection. Listen to the audio.
Although we can't actually give or guarantee good health, we can at least encourage one another toward healthier choices.
It seems like there's always something that can make us sick or prevent us from feeling our best. Here are some important tips for staying healthy.
starting in November, the sun doesn't get high enough in the sky in Missouri to provide us with the rays we need to absorb vitamin D in our skin.
Salmonella infection is a common foodborne illness that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps and can last four to seven days.
While there is scant likelihood of a catastrophic outbreak of Ebola in Missouri or the U.S., the situation does underscore the need to ensure that employees are healthy, cared for and supported throughout the year.
Whether you get insurance through your work or buy it on your own, most people have some level of choice in the type of plan they have.
What are the secrets for people who are able to navigate through tough times and bounce back?
The new, state-of-the-art MU Nutritional Center for Health (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. Watch the video.
When you get the results of your cholesterol blood test you should know your total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol.
If you use well water for cooking and drinking, you should regularly test the water for contamination.
The following are general-interest nutrition and health Websites from the University of Missouri. Browse the menu on the left for sites on more specific nutrition and health topics.
The following are general-interest nutrition and health courses. Browse the menu on the left for courses in more specific nutrition and health areas.