Don’t let traveling to visit family and friends during the holiday season interrupt your exercise routine. There are plenty of ways to stay active, even if you’re away from your usual gym, walking path or workout buddies.
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Holiday Excercise Posted on 11/19/14
Food Safety Project Posted on 11/12/14
Shoppers expect food from local farmers markets to be healthier and safer than comparable items in the grocery store. A group of Southern university scientists are training farmers and market managers to help make that assumption a reality.
Traffic Injury Prevention Award Posted on 11/12/14
The University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute has been awarded a $640,000 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to continue its statewide education programs in the areas of child passenger safety, parent and teen driving safety and senior driver education.
Distracted Driving Prevention Summit Posted on 10/09/14
Two Bleckley County 4-H members hope to educate their friends and community members about the dangers of distracted driving.
Goat Meat Posted on 10/07/14
As America’s population continues to change and become more diverse, so does the variety of food sold in grocery stores, cooked in homes and served in restaurants. The popularity of one of these relatively new food choices, goat meat, is on the rise as more people from Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East begin to call the United States home.
Nutritionally-charged Peanut Butter Posted on 09/24/14
A team of University of Georgia scientists have found peanut skins can be incorporated into traditional peanut butter with potentially surprising results.
PMIL Meeting Posted on 08/22/14
Mycotoxins are harmful chemicals that are produced by fungi in crops like peanuts and corn. A group of agricultural scientists from across the world met in Georgia last month to discuss the need for more robust sampling and detection methods for these potentially lethal food toxins.
Walk Georgia Posted on 06/26/14
More than 100 of the state’s mayors, city council members and city officials donned their sneakers early Monday morning, June 23, at the Active Georgia Walk to highlight the importance of physical activity among Georgians.
Baile Memorial Posted on 05/27/14
Clifton A. "Cliff" Baile, a D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar in Biotechnology at the University of Georgia whose recent research focused on the physiology and biochemistry of obesity and bone disorders, died May 19 following a cerebral aneurysm. He was 74.
Strengthening Families Posted on 04/30/14
The Strong African-American Families project, launched in South Georgia in 2008 by the University of Georgia’s Center for Family Research and UGA Extension, has strengthened families and helped promote positive health outcomes, according to CFR Director Gene Brody.