Turkey Talk 101

It’s time to purchase and prepare your Thanksgiving turkey. After reading this article, you’ll be armed with all of the…

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Venison is a Healthy Choice but Should be Handled with Care

This time of year, venison graces the table in many households. It is a great source of protein that has…

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Not so bright turkeys are afraid of a lot more than Thanksgiving ax

Turkeys fear a lot more things than an ax this time of year and you have to be on your…

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Food safety tips help keep unwelcome guests from Thanksgiving dinner table

Thanksgiving is a great time to get together for a special dinner, but the last thing you want is any…

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Energy Efficiency over the Holidays

There are products available for the homeowner that allow beautiful holiday displays, yet do not require a lot of electricity…

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Home Owners Going Under as Predatory Mortgages Show Ugly Side

Many mortgages issued during the housing boom are now going into default leaving homeowners in sticky situations and foreclosures at…

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Healthy Halloween Treat Options

Healthy Halloween Treat Options We all know that Halloween is about kids and candy, but you could hand out other…

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Passive Solar Design For Missouri Homes Program

Passive solar design refers to the use of the sun’s energy for the heating and cooling of homes. In this…

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Photovoltaics + Wind Power = Hybrid Home Energy Systems Program

Advances in technology have produced reliable, home-sized wind and photovoltaic systems. This workshop will summarize how these systems work, their…

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MU Extension expert recommends replacing older smoke detectors

Even if you regularly check the batteries and test your home smoke alarm, you may not be alerted if a…

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Ways to Boost Your Brain Power & Prevent Dementia

Every seven seconds someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with dementia, a statistic that strikes fear in all of us…

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Plant Pigments can be Cancer Fighters

Health and medical professionals have long been touting the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables for health. That is because…

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Match Margarine to Use

There are so many different types of margarine on the market, how do you know which to purchase for spreading,…

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Keeping Your Memory Sharp

Research has been growing in the areas of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the last 10 to 15 years. Here…

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Getting Kids in the Kitchen

Kids are much more likely to eat something that they’ve prepared as opposed to something that is put in front…

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First-of-its-Kind Grant Given To Develop Food Safety Training for Hispanic Employees in Food Service

University of Missouri researchers have been awarded a first-of-its-kind grant to design and produce a food safety training program specifically…

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Cook Once, Eat Twice

Life can be so hectic. Wouldn’t it be nice to have good home-cooked meals ready to eat with little effort?…

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Tips to Help Children in a World that is Critical of Body Size

Help your children feel good about themselves, gain positive experiences with healthy food, learn how to deal with teasing… Original…

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When You Scream for Ice Cream, Make it Low-fat

Summer is the perfect time to cool yourself with a refreshing bowl of ice cream. Ice cream is cold and…

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Medication is not the only option for treating arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joint that causes pain, stiffness and swelling. The disease, which affects one in five…

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Flexibility and Stretching

The most overlooked component of an exercise or fitness routine is flexibility and stretching. Most individuals concentrate on aerobic activities…

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High Blood Pressure

According to estimates, nearly 1 in 3 Americans have high blood pressure, with nearly one-third of them not even knowing…

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Healthy Salads

Salads offer a lower fat and lower calorie meal for those looking for a lighter lunch or dinner. Salad bars…

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alli, New Weight Loss Drug Won’t Let You Cheat!

The advertising is all over TV and radio. Most women’s magazines have center spread ads. It’s even being pushed through…

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Calcium

More than 75% of Americans do not consume adequate amounts of calcium. How can you be sure that you and…

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Keep Foods Safe While Traveling

Many families plan vacations during the summer months. Whether traveling by car, bus, train, or airplane, most trips involve more…

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College Students Using Student Loans to Bail Out of Credit Card Debt

College students are using student loans to bail out of credit card debt, leading to poor real-world money management skills…

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Vitamin D Does More Than Help Utilize Calcium

Most adults know that vitamin D is added to milk to help absorb and utilize calcium. What many people do…

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ADHD in the Family

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a growing concern for families in the United States. Studies show that between…

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Parents Should Consider Safety for Back to School

Before the kids head back to school after their summer breaks, parents should do some homework of their own to…

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