This post, Holiday Survival Guide, was written by Mary Chiles, a graduate assistant in the Office of Web and New Media and re-posted with permission. Posted on December 13, 2016 by Mary Chiles The holidays can be a time of joy and happiness as you relax around a brightly lit Christmas tree. You’ve bought perfect presents and toiled selflessly over homemade candies. … [Read more...] about Holiday Survival Guide
The semester is drawing to an end and the BMS 430 Sports Nutrition class voted for their favorite recipe from our "Training Table Potluck." The winner was Melanie Morgan, dietetics major from Springfield. Melanie recipe was chocolate mousse with a high protein, low fat "secret" ingredient. After much speculation and many guesses, she revealed the mousse had pureed cottage … [Read more...] about Chocolate Mousse with a Twist
Freshman fifteen- is it a myth or is it real? Studies show that although gaining 15 pounds freshman year is unlikely, weight gain tends to happen the first year of college. The culprit? Lots of factors contribute to weight gain, but dining halls, providing buffet-style meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner may be an area for improvement for students. Dietetic Interns at … [Read more...] about Healthy Bear Bites
The USDA recently released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines. The five main guidelines are listed below. The emphasis of the guidelines is on a healthy eating pattern that includes fruits, vegetables, protein, dairy, grains and oils. It is recommended to limit saturated and trans fats, added sugars and sodium. As you think about New Year's Resolutions and healthy eating, … [Read more...] about New Dietary Guidelines Support Healthy Choices for All Americans
Missouri State University's dietetic interns had the opportunity to see how a dairy farm works up--close and personal. The interns toured a farm this fall and as it turns out, they learned a lot. Gone are the days of milking with a stool and bucket, at Scheer's Farm, near Columbia, Missouri they boast that their cows milk themselves! This century-old farm installed … [Read more...] about A Day at the Farm – Got Milk?