It’s that time of year when many people are harvesting their sweet potatoes. As you dig those tasty roots from the ground, it’s hard not to think of that special sweet potato casserole that is a fall favorite.
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.
Here are some of the superstar fruits and vegetables of the fall and winter months.
When you get the results of your cholesterol blood test you should know your total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol.
Now there is a tested, generic recipe that allows for creativity without giving up safety.
Many people are taking a closer look at what they eat these days. Parents are also concerned about what their babies eat.
In recent years even more evidence supports the fact that starting your day with breakfast benefits people of all ages, especially children.
At one time uncooked eggs were used to make ice cream, but now we know in order to reduce the risk of Salmonella poisoning, a custard-based recipe, an eggless recipe or a recipe using an egg substitute should be used.
If hand washing is not possible (no running water, soap, etc.), what is the next best option for cleaning hands before eating or handling food?
If you use well water for cooking and drinking, you should regularly test the water for contamination.
Using herbs instead of salt can help us achieve the lower sodium recommendations.
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.