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Easy Curry Tacos

Finding motivation to cook dinner during weeknights can be tough for many people. Many of us expend a lot of mental and/or physical energy all day at work, and arrive home with an empty tank. If you add one (or more) children into that scenario, especially if they are participating in evening activities, the challenge to cook a meal at home can seem unachievable at times.

Food Myths

False information is a common occurrence these days, and the world of food is no exception. As a dietitian, I am frequently fielding questions regarding food myths. Following are just a few common food myths, debunked!

CoMo Trails Guide

Living in Columbia most of my life, if I were to describe it by a few things, I would pick Shakespeare’s, MU Tigers, and the gorgeous trails. Spring is almost here, so I want to encourage you to get out and explore some of the pretty nature hikes Columbia has to offer. Some hikes in Columbia can feel like hidden secrets, and they aren’t the easiest to figure out unless you have someone to show you them. I hope my super basic maps and handwritten directions are useful and help you explore new parts of this amazing town we call home.

Leading By Example

Emily Merritt has never felt better. She recently lost 16 pounds, got her cholesterol in check, and now has more energy to spend time with her mother, husband, and two beautiful daughters. But she says she never would have gotten to this place, without making the decision to get serious about her health a few months ago.

Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Although the name only mentions cauliflower this soup is basically a vegetable free-for-all, it has a bunch of colors and textures and in turn one serving boosts 240% of your daily needs for vitamin A, 140% of vitamin C, and 30% of your calcium needs. 
Comforting Mind And Body
As the weather begins to cool down, often our kitchens begin to heat up. Warm, filling comfort foods fill our stoves and ovens.
Overcoming Odds
Patient care tech Deontae Curtis is one of the faces of Boone Hospital. Staff love him for his hard-working spirit and dedication to the job. Patients love him for his overwhelming kindness and compassion. So when Deontae broke his neck last year playing football, there wasn’t a dry eye in the hospital.
Protein Power
We hear a lot about protein these days, and protein can be found in all kinds of ways at the supermarket. Protein is a vital nutrient, but how important is it? 
Get Strong, Stay Strong
The words women and weightlifting may make you picture female professional bodybuilders posing in a competition. But muscles are made for more than flexing; you literally couldn’t get out of bed without them. Our muscles help us do so much that it’s easy to take them for granted.
Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

Herbs and spices can add extra flavor to your favorite dishes, without adding extra calories, sodium or fat. 

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