About five years ago, Keri Dougless fell in love with CrossFit. As she went deeper into it, one section really captured her attention. Nutrition. It’s the study of nutrients in food and how the body uses them. “I started researching (nutrition) on my own and that’s when I came across the dietetics degree and learned it was actually a position you could … [Read more...] about Finding the right fit
Eating a cheeseburger or pizza won’t ruin your diet. Meghan McGaw, a nutrition and dietetics major, can tell you why. As the saying goes: All foods can fit. “You can eat anything in moderation. An excess of anything can make you gain weight. It’s just the idea of balance,” she said. “You can eat healthier some days, less healthy other days and still maintain whatever … [Read more...] about What a dietitian can do for you
Which classes should he take at his community college? How many credit hours could he transfer? Which major should he choose at Missouri State? How would he fit in? “Being a transfer student can be intimidating,” Rexroad said. “There’s so much you don’t know at first.” Through resources and helpful people at Missouri State, Rexroad found the answers he … [Read more...] about Aspiring genetic counselor adapts quickly at MSU
The BMS department works closely with the Citizenship and Service Learning (CASL) office to get hundreds of MSU students involved with the community. Students can choose from a wide range of placement sites to both experience science in action and also provide a service to our community partners. For example, past students have participated with local sites such as the Tooth … [Read more...] about Service Learning
Students in BMS 111 swabbed environments that they chose and grew the bacteria they picked up. These bacteria are hemolytic – they destroy red blood cells. Don’t open that Petri dish! … [Read more...] about Yuck! That was on my coffee mug??