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Breakfast Habits Affect Teens’ Metabolic Responses to Protein-packed Morning Meals

Routine breakfast skippers should gradually increase protein intake in the morning

Feb. 25, 2015

Breakfast habits may play a role in how individuals metabolize high-protein breakfasts, according to a recently published University of Missouri study. An MU researcher compared young women who habitually skip breakfast to those who routinely eat breakfast and found that their metabolic responses to eating a high-protein breakfast were different. Specifically, the habitual breakfast skippers experienced poorer glucose control throughout the day when they consumed a high-protein breakfast, whereas those who typically ate a high-carbohydrate breakfast had improved glucose control after they ate a high-protein breakfast.  Full Story
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Provost Appoints Eardley as Title IX Administrator, Assistant Vice Provost

Feb. 25, 2015

University of Missouri Provost Garnett Stokes announced today that she has appointed Ellen Eardley, a partner at Mehri & Skalet in Washington, D.C., and an adjunct faculty member at American University Washington College of Law, as assistant vice provost and Title IX administrator. This position is responsible for assuring compliance with all Title IX laws as well as overseeing monitoring of University policy in relation to Tile IX, implementing grievance and resolution procedures and providing educational materials and training for the campus community. Eardley will start April 20.  Full Story
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