Nutrition and health education
Research-based programs and tips on nutrition, recipes, food safety, food preservation, exercise and health.
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Event date: Aug. 16, 2018 - Sept. 20, 2018
Event time: | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tools and Tips for adopting health behaviors in order to manage chronic conditions. Meets every Thursday for 6 weeks starting on August 16, 2018. Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, heart disease, back pain, cancer, arthritis, ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, July 2, 2018
The use of dietary supplements has grown dramatically over the last decade. How are we supposed to know which supplements to take? Which ones may be a waste of time and money? What if you were told that supplements aren’t regulated by the Food ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch urges Missouri residents to take precautions to ward off mosquitoes, ticks and fleas this summer.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...
- Published: Monday, June 5, 2017
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Grilling meat over open flame can produce tasty meals. But it can also produce harmful chemicals, especially if the temperature is above 300 degrees Fahrenheit. These chemicals are known as heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and ...
Publications Date: June 1, 2017
This series of nutrition education tip sheets helps consumers make healthy food choices for themselves and their families. These easy-to-follow tips promote the current USDA food graphic, MyPlate, and act as a starting point to encourage a healthy ...
Publications Date: Oct. 2, 2014
Este boletín en español corresponde a la Lección 2 del Currículo Explorando Grupos de Alimentos, para Quinto Grado. Si la comida no se maneja de manera apropiada las bacterias pueden propagarse rápidamente. En este ...
Publications Date: Oct. 1, 2014
Este boletín les recuerda a los niños los peligros de no cepillarse los dientes y no usar el hilo dental. Incluye ideas para mantener los dientes limpios y evitar las caries.Los números de publicación para los ...
Publications Date: Oct. 1, 2013
This curriculum resource focuses on preconception health concerns. It includes resources for classroom use, a variety of learning activities, assessments, visual aids and e-learning tools.The first edition, titled An Ounce of Prevention: Addressing ...
Publications Date: May 1, 2008
Figure 1The World Health Organization has confirmed 382 human cases of H5N1 bird flu in 14 countries since 2003 (as of May 2008). Source: pandemicflu.gov Avian influenza, or bird flu, is an infectious respiratory disease that affects a variety ...