Category: Health & Nutrition

School Gardens: What You Need to Know

school gardens

Since the early 1900s, school gardens have been flourishing throughout the nation. Community and school gardens were first created to help raise the moral and social skills of children who used the gardens. Benefits Opportunities for Growth &… Read More

Keep It Clean: Toothbrushes

While toothbrushes are supposed to clean your teeth, they also need some cleaning themselves. In fact, your toothbrush could be covered in millions of bacteria—some are harmless but some are not like the flu, E. coli and fecal matter…. Read More

UF CALS courses, majors evolve to meet changing demands

See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the University of Florida prepares to embark on the 2015-16 academic year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences offers several courses and majors that reflect how the institution adapts to… Read More

CALS doctoral student earns $25,000 fellowship from Dannon Yogurt

Amanda Ford GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences doctoral student has won a $25,000 fellowship to continue studying probiotics. Amanda Ford, conducting research under the guidance of Wendy Dahl, an assistant… Read More