Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics | KBIA

Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

So what does a dietitian do? It's a question you don't often hear asked. SARAH EBER, MPH, RD, LD, CDE, Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says, "traditionally, you hear about dietitians in the hospital giving out meal plans, but the truth is, we do a lot of things." Also, Boone County Clerk BRIANNA LENNON talks about the "very strict" vetting process mail-in ballots are subject to at the Boone County Clerk's office. Brianna also touches on absentee ballots. (4:27) September 9, 2020

The Missouri Symphony's annual garage sale is moving to a live online auction format this year - and with "higher-end items" - according to executive director TRENT RASH. Proceeds benefit The Missouri Symphony League, which support music education in our community. Also, dietitian JENNIFER BEAN has a solution (not 'the' solution) for those tired of cooking at home: kebabs! Get pro tips and ideas for ingredients you might otherwise overlook. (4:07) August 13, 2020

If you've always wanted to see "Will Shakespeare" treated like a rock star, but you never thought it was possible, Capital City Productions has got you covered! ROB CROUSE tells us about 'Something Rotten', a musical farce set in 16th century England that opens tonight! Also, dietitian KRISTEN EIFFERT says we need to "think outside the box" when it comes to family meal time. Schedules don't always permit a dinnertime gathering, so she suggests getting together at breakfast or even snack time! (3:56) July 9, 2020

March is National Nutrition Month, and Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics dietitian CARY SKELTON, RDN, is here to tell us that we're not eating enough fiber. She goes on to say what we should eat (oatmeal!) and how much is the right amount. Also, KBIA-FM program director KYLE FELLING tells us how much they hope to raise during next week's pledge drive! (4:52) March 4, 2020

If you've not heard of Big Muddy Fish and Wildlife Refuge, you're not alone. Founded in 1994, TIM HALLER says it's thanks to the "duck stamp" - a license, of sorts, for hunting water fowl - that so much land has been purchased and therefore protected. Also, February is National Heart Month. Hy-Vee dietitian MICHAEL O'HALLORAN joins us with tips on how to keep your ticker ticking! (5:16) February 4, 2020

Here's a dish that's sure to go quick at your next holiday party: healthy chocolate truffles! Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' KRISTEN EIFFERT walks us through this easy-to-do recipe. Also, SCOTT BRADLEY tells us about a new product available at Carpet One Floor and Home: Revo-Tile, a mess-free, "rapid installation tile system" with many unseen benefits! (3:18) December 18, 2019

If you're looking to change your eating habits (maybe after the holidays), it's best to have a registered dietitian by your side. But how do you find someone who knows what's right for you? JEAN HOWARD, RD, LD, Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, has some advice! Also, LINDA SCHUST says Columbia's Jabberwocky Studios is starting their own "inclusive" theater program with a performance of 'Elf Jr.' next month. In addition to that, JONATHAN VERDEJO wants to teach your kids how to DJ! (4:16) November 25, 2019

Wanna keep the flu away? Hy-Vee dietitian MICHAEL O'HALLORAN says to get plenty of vitamin A, which helps boost our immune system by "keeping the lining of our digestive and respiratory track healthy." Also, ELLEN DRUMMOND tells us about Junior Achievement in Central Missouri, a non-profit, volunteer-led program for K-12 students that brings "real life skills" (entrepreneurship, work-readiness, etc.) into the classroom. (4:33) October 16, 2019

In order to break a child's bad eating habits, particularly if they're a picky eater, KRISTEN EIFFERT, Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, advises consistency and being a positive role model at the dinner table. She says, "what happens tomorrow is not as important as what happens through their lifetime." Also, KATE BASI invites everyone to join her and her family at 'Fairy Tales and Far Away Places', a free-will concert benefitting the Down Syndrome Guild of Central Missouri this Sunday in Columbia! (4:36) September 19, 2019

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre opens 'Fully Committed' this Saturday! AMY WILDER says this show is unique in that one man is playing 40 different characters. Later this month, 'Crimes of the Heart' opens; Amy says this "funny tragedy" will "pull your heart strings." Also, TAKAKO TAGAMI invites all children and their parents to register now for this Saturday's 'Families in the Kitchen' event at the Columbia Public Library. Participants will make fruit smoothies! (3:58) August 15, 2019

Registered dietitian TAKAKO TAGAMI, Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, tells us about an upcoming class for kids in which they'll make homemade ice cream in honor of National Ice Cream Month! Also, Resident Arts founder MADELINE LeMIEUX is helping Children's Grove spread kindness in the form of painted butterfly wings! (4:51) July 19, 2019