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New Book Illustrates How to Use Food to Holistically Improve Life - Benzinga


Benzinga
Mosey describes "The Hidden Messages in Food" as an "East meets West nutrition book" because it draws on and merges traditional Chinese medicine and India's chakra system with mind-body physiology and quantum physics. The holistic approach in the ...

Purdue food toxicology prof named White House adviser - Purdue Exponent


Purdue Exponent
Purdue University professor Charles R. Santerre has been named a senior policy adviser in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Santerre, a professor of food toxicology, will advise the president on policies related to biotechnology, ...

Chemicals from the world's longest animal can kill cockroaches - Science News for Students


Science News for Students
One has to marvel at how they can expand and contract their bodies. A 10-meter [33 foot] L. longissimus “can be held in your hand as a slimy heap,” notes study coauthor Malin Strand. She's a marine biologist at the Swedish University of Agricultural ...

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Gainesville, Florida - United States

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed an international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and extension. Because of this mission and the diversity of Florida's climate and agricultural commodities, IFAS has facilities located throughout Florida. IFAS provides research and development for Florida's agricultural and natural resources industries that in 2008, had a $76.5 billion annual impact.

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