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.
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.
According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million children and adults in the US have diabetes and another 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Spaghetti squash is a versatile, nutritious fall favorite that is often overlooked by shoppers who don't know how to cook it.
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.
It's the time of year when we hear the familiar ring of "Get your flu shot!" throughout our communities. This year, the urgency seems to be magnified by the news regarding the deadly Ebola virus.
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.
Many people are taking a closer look at what they eat these days. Parents are also concerned about what their babies eat.
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.