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Faces of CAFNR: Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Introducing the faculty members from NEP

We asked NEP faculty members to introduce themselves to their CAFNR colleagues! Learn more about our new colleagues in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Jennifer Bean What is your role/title? I am an associate teaching professor and the director of the Accelerated Master’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics What courses do you teach and/or what is your research focus? | Within the…

Q&A With Emma Baer

Baer is a senior in nutrition and exercise physiology

Why did you decide to come to the University of Missouri and major in nutrition and exercise physiology, with a focus in human physiology and translational sciences? What do you enjoy about the program itself? The field of study? Coming to Mizzou as a pre-med student, I knew I wanted a degree program that would provide me the core knowledge…

CAFNR Welcomes New Faculty

Our college introduces 12 faculty members this fall 

At the beginning of each semester, we welcome the new faculty members who have joined us. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri is proud to introduce 12 new faculty members this fall who are ready to immerse themselves in our core areas of teaching, research and Extension. Each of them brings a wealth…

Q&A with Jill Kanaley

Kanaley is the interim program chair of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

What are your job duties/job responsibilities in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources? I am a professor and Interim Chair of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology which is now part of the Division of Food, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. My job responsibilities are not just administrative and being chair of the department, but I also do research on the…

As Heard on Insight: ’Tis the Season to Snack

Pair of protein researchers offer simple tips to avoid overeating during the holidays

Did you miss the first airing of the second installment of our new Insight series? LISTEN NOW to the program or to the extended version of the interview. Just as the holiday season comes around every year, so does the same dilemma: How to enjoy food with family and friends while still not packing on extra pounds from indulging in a…

Brain Food

Eating breakfast increases chemical that regulates cravings

Want to lose weight? Dig into a great breakfast.

More Breakfast, Less Overeating

Science now supports what your mom said about meal skipping in the morning

Mom always told you to eat a good breakfast. Now there’s research proof from the University of Missouri that that teens who eat a healthy breakfast, particularly one rich in protein, can curb their appetite and prevent overeating later in the day. This could make breakfast a successful dietary strategy to help regulate food intake.