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Family History Continues to Inspire Online Nutritional Sciences Professor

February 22, 2024

To honor Black History Month, online Nutritional Sciences professor Caree Cotwright shared her family’s history in advocating for civil rights and building a community of inclusion

5 Foods You Should Eat Right Away

December 20, 2023

During the holiday season, many will find themselves in the kitchen cooking. Bringing loved ones together around the dinner table is cause for celebration. Nutritional Sciences play an important role in identifying food safety concerns. Professor in the online Nutritional Sciences program, Tracey Brigman from UGA’s Department…

Small Diet Changes, Big Environmental Impact

November 20, 2023

UGA Online’s Professor of MS in Nutritional Sciences Emma Laing recently shared her perspective on the effects of small diet changes on the planet in a U.S. News article. The article explores the benefits of dietary…

Would You Like to Preserve Your Memory as You Age? Berries May be the Key.

June 21, 2023

Director of Dietetics and UGA Online professor Dr. Emma Laing shared advice for creating a balanced diet to combat the effects of aging in a recent article published by HealthDay. The article focused on the importance of incorporating flavanols into an everyday diet. Berries, dark chocolate, and…

The Effects of Coffee on Cholesterol

September 7, 2022

Whether online or on campus, coffee is a common staple for students at the University of Georgia. Emma Laing, UGA Director of Dietetics and professor in the online M.S. in Foods and Nutrition program, shared insights in the Huffington Post’s recent article about how coffee…

Thanksgiving nutrition, your plate may be healthier than you think

November 22, 2021

This week UGA Online would like to wish all of our faculty, staff and students a Happy Thanksgiving! This is a time to celebrate with family and friends while reflecting on all of the things we have to be thankful for. Along with the celebration, food is used to…

10 Women of UGA Online to Honor on International Woman’s Day

March 8, 2021

March 8, 2021, marked International Woman’s Day–a day to honor and remember trailblazing women. The University of Georgia has a number of accomplished faculty who have created valuable research, innovating teaching methods and more. Below is a list of some of the successful women in the UGA Online…

Tips to Avoid Overeating at Home

April 23, 2020

Overeating is a normal reaction to being bored or anxious, but in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the phenomenon has taken on a new dimension. With many Americans now rapidly adjusting to working or studying from home – often within arm’s reach of the refrigerator or pantry –…

Food Storage and Safety Tips

April 6, 2020

If you are doing more cooking than usual due to coronavirus-related concerns, it’s important to make sure leftovers are stored properly. One of the most important tasks is to ensure perishable foods – those that require cold storage to be held safely – are placed in the refrigerator…

Online Community Nutrition Student Works as Extension Agent

February 24, 2020

Anticipated to graduate this Summer 2020, online M.S. Community Nutrition student, Susan Moore, is currently employed by UGA Extension as the Laurens County Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Agent.  Moore has always felt called to earn her degree in higher education and has used the…