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UF professors to participate in SEC symposium on obesity prevention

Published: Jul 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida professors will participate in the 2014 SEC Symposium about obesity prevention Sep. 21-23 in Atlanta.

UF researchers create protein with potential for weight loss, diabetes treatment

Published: May 1st, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It sounds like a magic bullet: Administer a protein, watch the subject lose weight.

UF/IFAS study: Confusion surrounds added vs. natural sugar in drinks

Published: Dec 16th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumers who are more concerned about what types of sugars are in their drinks will likely choose a less-sweetened beverage, although most people don’t know the difference between natural and added sugars, a new University of Florida study shows.

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.