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Ironing Versus Pressing

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May 28, 2020

The words pressing and ironing are often interchanged. However, these two terms are not equal when you speak with someone who sews. Ironing is what you do to remove wrinkles by sliding a hot iron back and forth. Pressing is the process of lifting ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, Iron, Ironing, Life Skills, Pressing, Sewing, Youth Development
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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: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Absortion, Grant, Hemochromatosis, Illnesses, Iron, Iron-overload, James Collins, Transporter

UF/IFAS scientists’ findings shed light on body’s iron-absorption process

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February 28, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Iron is a key mineral for human health. Too much of it in your body — or too little — can lead to major health problems. University of Florida researchers have discovered that an iron-absorption process thought to ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Collins, Greg Anderson, Health, Iron, James Collins, Perungavur Ranganathan, Yan Lu

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