Food

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on a newly discovered way to improve the microbial safety of cantaloupes.  Professor Kumar Venkitanarayanan is conducting the research with probiotics. Venkitanarayanan is on the faculty of animal science as well as being the CAHNR associate dean for research and graduate studies. UConn Today included an article about improving outcomes for people […]

Bariatric surgery study examines food and activity preferences

Surgery to restrict the size of the stomach (bariatric surgery) is a treatment for individuals who have obesity complicated by another medical condition. For patients considering or waiting to undergo bariatric surgery, assessing food preferences and lifestyle habits may provide information to assist in their overall success. With funding from UConn’s InCHIP seed grant competition, […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research published in Food Policy, which found a relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and weekly household food spending on meats. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, who works with the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in agricultural and resource economics, was the lead author of the study. See also The Washington […]