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Make Your Holidays ‘Green’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As holiday preparations begin, University of Florida experts say there are plenty of ways for people to incorporate environmental considerations into their plans. Decorations There are pros and cons to both sides of the real-versus-artificial… Read More

UF Expands the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry on Campus

… Field and ForkThe Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry during the open house event on Nov. 18, 2019. (Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS)cameramake Canonorientation 1height 1080focallength 17exposuretime 0.0125width 1620originaldate 11/18/2019 5:19:07 PMfnumber 4.5cameramodel Canon EOS RThe Alan… Read More

Graduate Student Highlight: Mackenzie Bell

By Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Originally from Palm Desert in southern California, Mackenzie Bell is a graduate research assistant at the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Mackenzie’s thesis surrounds improving Brazilian Peppertree… Read More

Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes: It’s Easier Than You Think

Surviving the holidays with diabetes. Living well with diabetes is a 24/7, year-round challenge of balancing nutrition, physical activity, and medication.  This is especially true during the holiday season. The sheer volume of food, particularly the extra special… Read More

Sodium Intake and Blood Pressure

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you may need to consider cutting back on salt intake. High blood pressure is also called hypertension. Eating less sodium (salt) may help to lower blood pressure. Who is… Read More