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Dr Best sitting in front of a mountain range in Mount Rainier National Park

Faculty Feature: Dr. Cora Best, Nutritional Sciences

jessie erwin
November 15, 2022

We are happy to welcome Dr. Cora Best to the Discover FSHN Series! Dr. Best is an assistant professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Florida who studies nutritional influences on kidney and musculoskeletal health. Learn about her ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Discover FSHN, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Cora Best, Faculty Feature, Faculty Profile, Faculty-research, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Kidney Disease, Nutritional Sciences, Nutritional-sciences-faculty-feature, Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Renal Nutrition
Closeup photo of wheat tortillas

Celebrate National Taco Day with Lentil Tacos

jessie erwin
October 4, 2022

October 4th is National Taco Day in the US, and we're serving up these nutrient-packed lentil tacos with Mexican salad! In partnership with Walmart Foundation and FSHN Productions, UF/IFAS demonstrates how to make these tacos in the video below. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: History Of Tacos, Lentil Lacos, National Taco Day, Origin Of Tacos, Slice And Spice, Tacos
Closeup shot of brown, red, and white beans

Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month with the Lovely Legume

jessie erwin
August 18, 2022

Legumes are the star of this month’s UF/FSHN Taste Something New series! Whether you’re looking to sample a plant-based protein, boost the nutritional profile of your meals, or try a new recipe, we have what you’re looking for right here. Fruits? ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Chili, Curry, Dr. Jeanette Andrade, Kids Eat Right, Kids Eat Right Month, Kids Eat Right Month 2022, Legume, Legume Recipes, Legumes, Lovely Legume, Taste Something New, Taste Something New Series, UF/FSHN Taste Something New Series

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
James Collins, Ph.D.

Dr. James Collins Wins Grant to Try to Manipulate Iron Absorption in at-Risk People

September 15, 2016

Newswise — GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- People with too much iron in their bodies can develop serious illnesses. So University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher James Collins plans to use a $2.5 million grant to begin ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Absortion, Grant, Hemochromatosis, Illnesses, Iron, Iron-overload, James Collins, Transporter

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