Many people have questions about the storage of canned goods. Start with a good quality product. If you are purchasing canned goods, choose those that are not rusted, dented, scratched or bulging.
A statewide contest challenges middle school children to create a poster, short video or catchy slogan promoting exercise and healthy eating.
When it comes to probiotics what do consumers need to know about them in order to make an informed purchasing decision?
When is a grocery store more than just a grocery store? When it's the first grocery store in town in more than five years. Watch the video.
Despite the fact that peanuts are high in fat, they are still an excellent food choice because they provide a variety of important nutrients.
Research has been growing in the areas of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in the last 10 to 15 years.
We often hear that we should get plenty of fiber to help with digestion, but fiber provides many other benefits as well.
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.
Take these steps to improve heart health and live better.
Adults with developmental disabilities exercise their bodies and social skills through weekly strength-training sessions at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Callaway County. Watch the video.
Each year more than one-third of adults 65 years and older fall. Of these falls, 20 to 30 percent result in injuries that reduce mobility.
Our lives can be very stressful and if we become accustomed to living with these feelings then we may not even realize how much it is affecting us.
Good consumers take the time to understand the products and services they are buying.
While we've all seen the image of a gray-haired, overweight man clenching his heart and gasping for breath, just as many women as men have heart attack.
No one wants to lose their ability to reason, think and remember people and places.
There is some debate about whether cooked or raw vegetables are better to consume. The short answer is — don't choose, have both.
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