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  • NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
    The mission of ODS is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information. Click on Health Information to find fact sheets including the latest research on vitamins, minerals and botanicals, their use, side effects, and cautions.
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  • provides easy access to food and nutrition information from federal government sources. It serves as a gateway to evidence-based research on nutritional supplements, healthy eating, physical activity, food safety and recommended dietary guidelines. A good starting place to access eligibility information and application forms for food assistance programs.
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  • Cabrillo Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program
    Cabrillo College's Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program provides the student with basic culinary food preparation and service, advanced a la carte and buffet food production and service, as well as food service management training for the industry. Cabrillo College offers both a Certificate of Proficiency and an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management.
    Browse related subjects: Food, Nutrition, Wine
  • University of California Cooperative Extension - Santa Cruz County website
    Santa Cruz County Cooperative Extension maintains four advisor positions in agriculture and natural resources in the following areas: Environmental Horticulture, Farm Management & Small Farms, Marine Science, and Strawberries & Caneberries. Santa Cruz County is served additionally by several advisors housed in neighboring counties in the following areas: Entomology, Family Nutrition & Education Program (FSNEP), Irrigation and Water Quality/Policy, Livestock & Range Science, Plant Pathology, Pomology, Vegetable Crops & Weed Science, and Viticulture. Sponsors Master Gardener, Master Food Preserver, and Master Food Shopper education.
    Browse related subjects: Agriculture, Food, Gardening, Horticulture, Marine Science, Master Gardener, Nutrition

Did You Know?

Dogs Playing Poker (Painting)

The title of the famous painting of dogs playing poker is "Looks Like Four of a Kind". It was painted by C. M. Coolidge (1844-1934) around 1910. According to the antique authorities Ralph and Terry Kovel,

"Between 1868 and 1872 Cassius Marcellus Coolidge worked as a druggist and sign painter, ... [More]

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