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Florida peaches pack a punch as a succulent snack


March 15, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Florida peaches make for a succulent snack, say consumers surveyed by a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher. That’s encouraging news for Florida producers trying to expand their ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Awareness, Consumers, Joy Rumble, Peaches, Snack, Survey

UF/IFAS researchers find a probiotic combination that might curb allergy symptoms


March 1, 2017

Bobbi Langkamp-Henken GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. That’s because new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences research shows a probiotic ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Allergy, Bobbi Langkamp-Henken, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Probiotics

UF/IFAS helps ‘Keep the (blood) Pressure Down’


February 16, 2017

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension faculty want to help you relieve some pressure – in this case, by lowering your blood pressure. What better ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Blood Pressure, Family, Family, Youth And Community Sciences, Heart Health Month, Keeping The Pressure Down, Linda Bobroff, Nutrition

How about another sweet, juicy strawberry, courtesy of UF/IFAS?


February 10, 2017

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When you bite into a Florida strawberry for Valentine’s Day or National Strawberry Day on Feb. 27, you savor sweetness and juice. That’s what you’ll find in all varieties bred by ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Cultivar, Florida Beauty, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Vance Whitaker

UF/IFAS breeder develops genetic path to tastier tomatoes


January 26, 2017

  Harry Klee Video available here: http://bit.ly/2jAXzTi GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some consumers crave tastier tomatoes than those they buy at the supermarket, so a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Flavor, Genetic, Harry Klee, Heirloom, Horticultural Sciences, Tomato

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