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?
In early October the Missouri State Dietetic Interns made a trip to the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Registered dietitians, dietetics students, dietetic interns, and other health professionals nationwide flocked to Nashville, Tennessee for the conference. There were over 10,000 in attendance … [Read more...] about The Dish on FNCE
Top 5 Reasons to Choose Beef as Your Protein Source • Lean beef provides more than 10 percent of 10 essential nutrients for less than 10 percent of your daily calories. • Red meat is a good source of iron, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12, which aid in red blood cell production and brain and nerve function. • The latest research shows eating lean beef as part of a daily heart … [Read more...] about Top 5 Reasons to Choose Beef
Angela Hazel, dietetic intern, was recently interviewed on KSMU radio. In partnership with Crosslines, MSU dietitians and interns are working to educate food pantry clients about healthy eating. In addition to focusing on good nutritious choices, food pantry clients are also being advised on ways diet can help manage certain diseases, such as diabetes, celiac disease, and … [Read more...] about Food Pantry Volunteers Help Clients Make Healthy Choices