Food & Nutrition
  • 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.

  • Article
  • Dec 22 2021

The University of Kentucky is part of a coalition that received a $500,000 grant to support a project to boost economic recovery in Kentucky through technological innovations in agriculture.

  • Article
  • Nov 18 2021

University of Kentucky’s Food, Energy & Water Symposium will take place on Dec. 9. The event will take place from 9 am to 4 pm at the Jacobs Science Building.

  • Article
  • Oct 12 2021

UK researchers studied pandemic-related impacts to food systems including changes in consumer purchasing behaviors, pandemic responses of different food system sectors, innovations and agency support.

  • Article
  • Oct 6 2021

Recent work from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine published in Cell Press discusses an essential signaling pathway that causes metabolic dysfunction including insulin resistance and obesity.

  • Article
  • Jun 23 2021

A public-private research collaboration between the University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture and London-based Arq is working to create a sustainable future for Kentucky and the planet.

  • Article
  • May 14 2021

The effort will meld the expertise of scientists and educators from a variety of departments within the college and potentially across the university.