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Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics


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Seafood: A holiday tradition
By Rhett Register On Christmas Eve, many Italian Americans join family and friends for a fish and seafood dinner. The Feast of the Seven Fishes, as some call it, seems to have its origins in Southern Italy and was introduced to America in the 1800s


After the holiday meal, it’s time to make some yummy, nutritious leftovers
You’ve finished your holiday meal, including perhaps, seconds. The aroma of traditional foods still wafts from the kitchen


Top five eco-friendly resolutions for 2021 just for Southeast Florida
SOUTHEAST FL. – [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]What will your resolution be for 2021?  If you live in Southeast Florida, there are plenty of eco-friendly opportunities to explore


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Heat brings out antioxidants, increases red in tomatoes
Turn up the heat, and get more nutrition from your tomato, University of Florida researchers say. Furthermore, when you buy a tomato, it will be about as red as it can be, thanks to the UF/IFAS methods deployed for the study


Most Americans’ CARES Act stimulus checks went to basic needs, UF economists find
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Although direct payments to Americans have been utilized during previous economically challenging times – the last as part of the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 – never before had the world looked as it had in the spring of 2020, when the start of the coronavirus pandemic convened a number of unusual circumstances all at once