Food and nutrition
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Enjoy California sweet potatoes around the clock and calendar
Posted 5/17/2013 - Sweet potatoes are perhaps most familiar in the U.S. smothered with melted marshmallows in a Thanksgiving casserole. But baked, boiled or raw, they can be a healthful part of California cuisine any time of year. California is a significant producer of...
Obesity researchers leave no molecule unturned
Posted 5/15/2013 - The biennial Childhood Obesity Conference is taking place in Long Beach June 18-20. Book-ended by two world-class keynote speakers — Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and author of Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food...
Stay healthy all summer long
Posted 4/24/2013 - It’s summertime, which means I am one happy camper. No really - it’s nice and warm, let's go camping! I find most people hate summer: the heat, the AC bill, the kids are out of school and they’re “sooooooooooo…...
UC ANR hosts Global Food Systems Forum
Posted 4/17/2013 - Last week, UC ANR hosted a one-day Global Food Systems Forum. Providing 8 billion people with quality, affordable and accessible food is the defining economic, sociopolitical and ethical issue of our time. It is a global challenge. But it is also a...
What's in your compost?
Posted 4/8/2013 - For home gardeners, spring is a busy time of year and there’s never a tomato with more flavor than one grown to full ripeness on the vine. But there are also many safety precautions to follow to prevent contamination of fruits and vegetables with...
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Center for Consumer Research
Research focusing on consumer attitudes toward food safety and quality. The center has Web sites with detailed information on biotechnology and food irridiation.
Center for Weight and Health
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