NEP Staff Prepares Meals for Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Contact: Pate McCuien, 573-882-4870, As hospitals have become increasingly full, The University of Missouri’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology has stepped up to help MU Health Care workers. In just two weeks, members from the department have cooked and prepared 500 frozen meals to help MU Health Care provide food to nurses, physicians…

Jennifer Bean

Healthy Eating Tips from Professor Bean

April 6, 2020

NEP Assistant Professor, Jennifer Bean, spoke with Vox Magazine about 5 tips to keep you sane while cooking in quarantine. How to eat right so you can feel good. Read article

Chef Williams preparing meals

NEP to Prepare Meals for MU Healthcare Workers

April 3, 2020

Realizing that the surge in Mid-Missouri is 2-3 weeks away, the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology has decided to utilize their research kitchen and chef to help MU Health Care. With approval of the provost and Gary Ward, and working with MU Healthcare dining, NEP chef Kenny Williams will begin making 500 packaged and…

Jennifer Bean

Jennifer Bean Speaks to ABC17 About Stress Eating

April 2, 2020

Jennifer Bean, Assistant Teaching Professor at NEP, was interviewed by ABC17 about stress eating. Many people turn to food during stressful times, such as the COVID-19 outbreak. Watch video