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Tag: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Food Entrepreneurship in Florida Series

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, so too comes Small Business Saturday. Similar to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday takes place the very next day, intended as a day to shop local after the initial rush of Black Friday sales…. Read More

UF study: Florida-grown sparkling wines please palates

Still or sparkling? When it comes to Florida-grown fruit wines, consumers prefer fizzy over flat. That’s the finding of a recent study from the University of Florida, which shows that taste testers prefer carbonated blueberry and muscadine wines… Read More

Hunger in Florida: A problem with a size and scope hard to digest

More than 3 million Florida residents are food insecure and receive food assistance. During Food Week, Oct. 11 to 16, units across UF/IFAS will join hands to raise awareness about hunger issues and engage students and the public… Read More

Welcome to the UF FSHN Department!

Welcome back to the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida for the 2021-2022 academic year! We are so pleased to have you as a part of our community. New classes, fresh faces, incredible… Read More

UF/IFAS research receives $155.6 M in latest fiscal year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida boasted its second-best research funding awards over the fiscal year 2021, with UF/IFAS researchers receiving $155.6 million of the $861 million university total. The UF/IFAS funding, a 10% increase over last… Read More

Dietitians are credible, with or without a white coat, study shows

When you see your physician in a white coat, chances are you might think he or she is smarter, more confident and perhaps even exudes a compassionate bedside manner. But what about dietitians? Do they need a white… Read More

Undergraduate Student Feature: Tim Cassella, Nutritional Sciences

We’re so pleased to introduce Tim Cassella to the Discover FSHN Series, a first-year student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida! Tim is a Nutritional Sciences major and pre-professional student from… Read More

UF scientists use AI technology to breed better-tasting strawberries

A tastier strawberry may come from a computer. New University of Florida research shows artificial intelligence can help scientists breed more flavor into the fruit. Consumer panels are the tried-and-true method for UF researchers to gauge whether new… Read More

Don’t toss onion skins: They’re full of antioxidants and help preserve fish

Usually, when you peel an onion, you toss out the skin. When you do that, you lose the skin’s antioxidants, and the waste goes to the landfill. University of Florida researchers may have found a way to minimize… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Amy Jones, Food Science

Greetings to Amy Jones, a graduate student in the Ph.D. in Food Science program and a wonderful addition to the Discover FSHN Series! Amy is a student of Dr. Keith Schneider, and her research focuses on food safety…. Read More