The U of A Department of Food Science is tied for first in the nation in scholarly research and is consistently in Academic Analytics Database’s top five, so it’s no surprise students want to take advantage of research opportunities.
A few weeks ago, a scientific claim linking canola oil to Alzheimer’s disease risk raised an intriguing question: When it comes to healthy eating, do we have to choose between the head and the heart? In other words, is it possible that foods promoted as good for cardiovascular health, such as canola oil, are bad for the brain?
Many New Year’s resolutions are health, diet and fitness related, and now that we are into the New Year, take some time to reexamine those resolutions. Most often, our motivation for our resolution is the highest during the beginning of the year. Try to harness that motivation and keep it going throughout the entire year.
Richmond, BC, Canada-based Nature’s Path, North America’s largest independent organic breakfast and snack food brand, is making it easier for consumers to find its healthy products with the introduction of a bold, bright new look.
Food safety practices that Americans take for granted — washing hands with soap, refrigeration, and not cutting raw meat and vegetables on the same surface without disinfection — are not widely practiced in other places around the world, and researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences want to change that.