To have a healthy diet this summer, make sure you’re eating some summer superfoods.
Natalie Allen, dietitian and clinical instructor of dietetics at Missouri State University, offers her list of items to Business Insider. … [Read more...]
This spring, in our BMS 430 "Training Table Recipe Contest," we have another great winner. Hailey Rausch, dietetics major from Lee's Summit, MO, developed a delicious recipe using beets. Beets have been proven to be ergogenic and improve performance in an endurance athlete, due to their nitrate content. They're also recommended for individuals trying to lower blood … [Read more...]
A psychological effect called the “health halo” may cause consumers to overestimate the healthfulness of food items based on a single claim.
Natalie Allen, clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, offers more insight about this phenomenon to Mic. … [Read more...]
Six dietetics students from the undergraduate program at Missouri State spent their spring break in the beautiful Central American country of El Salvador with their host, Convoy of Hope. Their mission was to learn about malnutrition in the small country and what is being done about it and who is helping. Convoy of Hope has worked in El Salvador for 10 years working to improve … [Read more...]
The Student Dietetic Association hosted a fun event, Cupcake Wars. Students randomly drew ingredients and had to incorporate them into a flavorful cupcake. Faculty and their families judged the cupcakes for appearance, flavor, creativity and overall presentation. The event was a wonderful success and we had all kinds of luscious cupcakes, including flavors such as banana and … [Read more...]