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SDGs and One Health: SDG 10

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 10


February 2, 2023

Socioeconomic inequalities are strongly correlated with inequalities in human health outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic provided stark examples of how this happens both within countries and among countries. Richer nations were able to secure vaccines ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Change, Inequality, Interdisciplinarity, Luca Mantegazza, One Health, One Health At UF, SDG10, SDGS, Sustainable Development Goals

UF/IFAS scientists rethink food possibilities with 3D food printer

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February 2, 2023

For years, 3D printers have become an increasingly useful technology for creating everything from rollercoaster models to houses. But what about printing food? Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: 3D Food Printer, Adam Watson, Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Is Our Middle Name, Ziynet Boz
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Silver nanoparticles show promise in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria


January 31, 2023

For centuries, silver has been known to have antimicrobial properties. New research investigated whether silver nanoparticles could amplify the effects of antibiotics on antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The study found that small amounts ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotics, Autumn Dove, Daniel Czyz, Microbiology And Cell Science, Nanotechnolgoy, News, Silver
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Nourishment…a common thread woven through school gardens


January 30, 2023

Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them. Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, Edible_garden, Master Gardener Volunteers, Professional Development, School Garden Workshop, School Volunteers, Teachers, Youth

Celebrate Heart Health Month


January 30, 2023

During the month of February, we encourage all people to take an assessment of their heart health. For starters, ask yourself this simple question. What are you doing to protect your heart? What is heart disease? Heart disease is the “umbrella” ... READ MORE

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UF/IFAS Extension offers Spring Vegetable Gardening Class in Hybrid Format

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January 19, 2023

If you interested in growing your own food, then this class is for you! Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday February 16th from 10am to 11:30am to learn what to plant when to get your spring vegetable garden started. This ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Class, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Master Gardener, Online Class, Seed, Spring, Tampa, Tampa Bay, Tia Silvasy, Transplants, Tsilvasy, Vegetable, Vegetable Gardening, Webinar
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Científicos encuentran evidencia de que la leche materna de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 podría proteger a los bebés

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January 19, 2023

Un nuevo estudio de University of Florida provee nueva evidencia de que la leche materna proveniente de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 brinda protección a los infantes que, por edad, no pueden recibir la vacuna. Este último estudio ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Covid-19, Embarazo, Español, Hispana, Joseph Larkin, Latina, Lauren Stafford, Leche Materna, Neonatologia, Spanish, University Of Florida, Vacuna, Vivian Valcarce Luaces

Sesame Added To List of Top Allergens


January 17, 2023

When someone has an allergic reaction, it is the body’s response to a protein in a food. The body thinks the protein is dangerous and begins to attack it. Eating, touching, or smelling the food can cause a reaction. The reactions range from ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Allergens, Allergic Reaction, Food Safety, Sesame, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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