Nutrition and health education
Research-based programs and tips on nutrition, recipes, food safety, food preservation, exercise and health.
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News & articles
- Published: Friday, June 1, 2018
Everywhere we look we see new, great protein-boosted drinks and foods. But how much protein is really needed, and do Americans get enough or too much? Protein is one of the macronutrients required on the Nutrition Facts label of foods because it ...
- Published: Monday, Sept. 16, 2013
Young athletes, eager to be a starting player or earn a scholarship, may be tempted to follow the lead of pros and use performance enhancers to gain a competitive edge. Dale Brigham, University of Missouri nutrition and fitness specialist, said high ...
- Published: Monday, March 1, 2010
Despite their popularity, energy drinks are not the best option nutritionally, said Tammy Roberts, former University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist. “Unfortunately, the energy in these drinks comes from sugar and ...
Publications Date: July 1, 2017
Editors noteThis publication is available for internal University of Missouri Extension orders only.
Publications Date: Jan. 1, 2015
This poster addresses the differences between nutrient-dense calories and empty calories and how to make the most of your calorie budget.KeywordsNutritionHealthCaloriesCalorie budgetNutrient denseEmpty caloriesEssential caloriesExtra ...
Publications Date: Oct. 2, 2014
Este boletín en español corresponde a la Lección 7 del Currículo Explorando Grupos de Alimentos, para Quinto Grado. El calcio es un nutriente muy importante porque le ayuda a los niños a tener huesos fuertes, provee ...
Meet the experts
- Jim Meyer NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST & CPD, RALLS COUNTY View Profile
- Lindsey Stevenson NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST & CPD, BARTON COUNTY View Profile
- Sarah Wood NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST, BUCHANAN COUNTY View Profile
- Stephanie Johnson NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST, HOWELL COUNTY View Profile