Food & Nutrition
  • Article
  • Sep 18 2023

Jessica Burris in the College of Arts and Sciences and Yuqing Zheng in the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment received funding.

  • Article
  • Jun 28 2023

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, hosted U.S. Senator John Boozman on June 27 at the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment to provide an update on agriculture issues of importance to the Commonwealth and the nation.

  • Article
  • Jan 24 2023

A University of Kentucky researcher is leading a study that could help combat food insecurity.

  • Article
  • Dec 6 2022

PFAS, known as “forever chemicals,” are the focus of a targeted investigation by UK Superfund Research Center scientists who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.

  • Article
  • Nov 17 2022

A new course in the UK College of Medicine is teaching future doctors how to incorporate healthy food options into care for patients.

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  • Nov 4 2022

Leaders will present and discuss their work on the interconnected research fields at the symposium on Dec. 8. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Jacobs Science Building.

  • Article
  • Jul 28 2022

A 2020 study by the Health of the Force-Army Public Health Center found that one in five military service members were classified as obese and had difficulty meeting Army fitness and weight standards. Alison Gustafson from the UK Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition said novel approaches are needed to help personnel, especially new recruits, maintain a healthy weight.

  • Video
  • Jul 12 2022

Undergraduate agriculture students from the University of Kentucky and the University of Tennessee put the competition aside this summer to jointly study how light affects hydroponic lettuce.

  • Article
  • Jun 30 2022

In the second part of this series, UK experts from the Gatton College of Business and Economics and the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment provide insight into the current reality Kentuckians are facing at the grocery store and in the kitchen.

  • Article
  • Feb 28 2022

UK agricultural economists found that while plant-based meat alternatives are a growing industry, they are not currently growing enough to replace the current demand for beef.