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Fruits and vegetables at a food pantry. Photo taken 06-26-18.

National Nutrition Month Spotlight: COVID-19 and Nutrition


March 6, 2022

As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the prospect of catching the virus has become less of a barrier to many of us conducting daily life. Even for those of us who are vaccinated and boosted, it is important to be aware of how ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Covid-19, Farah Tadros, Food Science And Human Nutrition Department, Hydration, Jeanette Andrade, National Nutrition Month, Susannah Folsom

Make the Most of Your Family Meals


December 3, 2015

By Åsa Eliasson, Graduate Student, Master of Science-Dietetic Internship Program, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida Gathering your family to enjoy a home-cooked meal may seem unrealistic when you think about ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Dining In, Family, Family Album, Family Meals, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Food Science And Human Nutrition Department
Bacillus cereus bacteria

Preventing Foodborne Illness: Bacillus cereus


September 28, 2015

Ingesting foods contaminated with Bacillus cereus bacteria can lead to nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Though B. cereus is commonly found in many types of fresh and processed foods, proper cooking, handling, and storage can ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Food Safety, Food Science And Human Nutrition Department, Foodborne Illness, Keith R. Schneider, Rachael Silverberg, Renée Goodrich Schneider
Figure 1. Transmission electron micrograph of norovirus particles Credit: CDC/ Charles D. Humphrey

Preventing Foodborne Illness: Norovirus


August 27, 2015

If you have ever had the stomach flu, norovirus was likely the culprit. Norovirus is the most common cause of foodborne illness in the United States and is transmitted through direct person-to-person contact or contaminated objects and food. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Aswathy Sreedharan, Food Science And Human Nutrition Department, Foodborne Illness, Keith R. Schneider, Melissa K. Jones, Rachael Silverberg, Renée Goodrich Schneider

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