University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives

About HFHL

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Minnesota Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute is to increase and sustain the University’s impact in the interdisciplinary arena of food, agriculture and health by building the University’s capacity in research, learning and community engagement. The priority areas for focus are food safety, prevention of obesity and chronic disease, and food policy. Within these priority areas, of special importance is the integration of agriculture and medicine.

Current and Long Term Objectives

The major goal of the HFHL Institute is to utilize and help build the strengths of the University of Minnesota in the area of food and health to advance scientific and public knowledge and influence public policy. This will be done by:

Annual Report and Research

2009 - 2010 Bi-Annual Report

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