The quest to improve potato growth in the arid, salty Middle East led to cost-saving innovations and some extraordinary travel experiences
Posts Tagged ‘Nutritional Science’
“The boundaries of the university are the boundaries of the state,” proclaims the Wisconsin Idea. But that concept has expanded. The boundaries of the university are the boundaries of the world—and no institution demonstrates that more clearly than CALS. Nearly all CALS faculty engage in international work of some kind, and collectively they cover every [...]
Waves of undergrads in Uganda with CALS have taken the African proverb as a call to action. Their engagement has included founding a nonprofit and choosing careers in which they serve communities at home and abroad.
Acai Berries 1. They cannot leap tall buildings in a single bound. Nor will they flatten your tummy, cleanse your colon, boost your immune system or increase your virility. Society seems to like superstars, and acai (ah-sigh-EE), along with the pomegranate, is one of our reigning fruit superstars. The exotic Brazilian berry’s meteoric rise to [...]
Children are packing on pounds during a season once associated with outdoor activity and exercise. Addressing that problem means confronting a number of factors that are contributing to poor health in our children.
When scientists feared thousands of kids with cystic fibrosis were going malnourished, HuiChuan Lai went to the data for answers.
BS’83, Nutritional Sciences
Iron deficiency may be key to combating fetal alcohol syndrome.
Adding some color and vitamin A to African diets.
Prenatal vitamins may deliver more than baby needs.
New program studies why we can't seem to eat less and exercise more.
BS’06, Food Science