UF/IFAS Research - Featured Discoveries

UF/IFAS Research Natural ResourcesSpices and Inflammation >A UF/IFAS researcher was part of a team found paprika, rosemary, ginger and other popular spices can protect cells from damage by free radicals.

UF/IFAS Research - Featured Discoveries

UF/IFAS Research Natural ResourcesZinc Biomarkers > A UF/IFAS research team has developed a better method for detecting biomarkers that can indicate zinc deficiency; the process is inexpensive enough for use in impoverished areas.

UF/IFAS Research - Featured Discoveries

UF/IFAS Research Natural ResourcesProbiotics and Intestinal Health > Recent UF/IFAS research indicates the use of nutritional supplements containing “healthy” bacteria could reduce the incidence of gastrointestinal problems in older people.

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UF/IFAS Research Natural ResourcesShitake Mushrooms > A daily serving of shiitake mushrooms may help boost the immune system, according to a UF/IFAS study; the results suggest the fungus supports gamma delta T-cell function.