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Wendy J. Dahl, PhD, RD, FDC
Wendy J. Dahl, PhD, RD, FDC, is an Assistant Professor in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida.
To get to know Dr. Dahl, Best Food Facts asked her to answer a few questions.
Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
As long as I can remember people have thought I am younger than I am, the usual guess is about 8-10 years! And no surgery or Botox!
What three words best describe you?
Determined, resilient and positive.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I run – outside, through the forest when possible. In Florida, there is just no excuse to not get outside and get some exercise.
What are you currently working on?
About a dozen different research and extension projects – some are in the planning stage – others at the writing up stage.
If you could have one super power, what would it be?
I would trade any superpower for time travel.
What are you most passionate about
Teaching and writing – I plan to write books when I retire.
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