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: May 26, 2018
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Learn how to fuel up for competition at a free MU Extension workshop that will focus on nutrition for athletes. Nutrition and Health Education Specialist Melissa Cotton will cover what and when you should eat to perform your best and quickly recover ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017
KIRKWOOD, Mo. – You probably go to great lengths during the school year to ensure your child has the right equipment — pens, notebooks, clothing — to make it through the day. “Proper nutrition is also a key ingredient for school success ...
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. – If you’re losing your way instead of your weight, University of Missouri Extension specialists have evaluated and recommended several smartphone and tablet apps that might help you get your New Year’s resolution back on track. ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 7, 2011
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo.– Doctors and nutritionists often focus on reducing sodium in our diets to maintain heart health. That’s important, but don’t overlook the role of potassium, says Lynda Johnson, nutrition and health education specialist with ...
Publications Date: Sept. 1, 2017
The Health Information for Men (HIM) curriculum developed by University of Missouri Extension aims to address a void in community health programming targeting middle-aged males. Specifically, the program goal is to encourage men to make more ...
Publications Date: Sept. 1, 2014
This flier provides simple recipes using ramen noodles such as pork and beans, chicken alfredo with broccoli and more. This four-page flier also includes a glossary of cooking terms, measurement equivalents, safety tips and additional info about ...
Publications Date: Sept. 1, 2014
This poster discusses various beverages, calories and nutrients in beverages and how to make better drink choices.KeywordsNutritionHealthBeveragesEnergy drinksSoda popSoft drinksSports drinksSNAPPagesOne 20 x 30 inches poster
Publications Date: Oct. 6, 2011
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Publications Date: Oct. 18, 2013
Healthy cooking and eating is important to everyone's health and wellbeing. This magazine covers various health and nutrition topics with an emphasis on healthy cooking. Topics include food safety, savvy shopping and cooking with kids. This ...
Meet the experts
- Megan Samson NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST, BOONE COUNTY View Profile
- Jim Meyer NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST & CPD, RALLS COUNTY View Profile
- Lynda Zimmerman NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST, COLE COUNTY, ASSOCIATE EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL View Profile
- Mary Schroepfer NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST, FRANKLIN COUNTY View Profile
- Sarah Wood NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST, BUCHANAN COUNTY View Profile
- Teresa DeFord Petefish REGIONAL COORDINATOR FNP, EAST CENTRAL REGION View Profile