Gene Langford is a farmers market pioneer. He began selling garden produce 25 years ago. That was around the same time he developed arthritis, but that didn’t stop him from expanding his operation.
Eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day is adequate for most people. Water isn't the only fluid that will meet the daily water requirements.
Forms of heat-related illness include heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
It's summertime at the ballpark and swimming pool. For ballplayers and fans, that can mean a steady diet of hot dogs, popcorn, nachos and soda.
As summer temperatures rise, so does the risk for foodborne illness.
Two common recommendations for people with arthritis are to eat healthy and to get plenty of exercise.
We can all make some changes in our health habits that will not only make us feel better, they will decrease our risk for heart attack.
Unlike some problems we grow out of, insomnia remains with many of us through life.
We live in a culture saturated with unrealistic messages about body image. Americans are almost desensitized to the word "diet" because of the overwhelming amount of diet plans currently on the market.
A new way of eating is making its way through the country. It's moving slowly, thoughtfully and mindfully.
Beans are one of the best values around when it comes to the amount of nutrients for your dollar.
There's always something that can make us sick or prevent us from feeling our best. Here are some important tips for staying healthy.
Salmonella infection is a common foodborne illness that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps and can last four to seven days.
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.