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Offer kids whole grains; they’ll eat them, UF/IFAS study shows

Published: Jun 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many parents presume their children will shun whole grains because they think they don’t like them, a University of Florida researcher says, but a new UF study may start to debunk that idea.

UF/IFAS study shows promise for antioxidants extracted from grape seeds, skin

UF/IFAS study shows promise for antioxidants extracted from grape seeds, skin

Published: Jun 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Soaking muscadine grape seeds or skins in a solution of enzymes can boost antioxidants extracted from the fruit, creating possible new uses for grape leftovers, which are loaded with nutrients, a University of Florida study shows.

Expert panel to address ethical considerations of seafood sourcing

Published: Jan 10th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Seafood remains popular among American consumers, but conflicting messages about how much of it to eat — or even to eat it at all — sometimes make it harder to choose over other foods.

UF survey: Adults lack basic knowledge on caloric intake

Published: Oct 30th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Adults generally don’t know how many calories they should consume daily to maintain their current weight, according to a new University of Florida survey, but that may not be a bad thing.

UF nutrition expert suggests ways to improve children’s school lunches

Published: Jul 30th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s almost time to put away the barbecue grill and break out the school lunch bags again, and a University of Florida nutrition expert has some ideas […]