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  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    Five things everyone should know about . . . Pulses

    1. You’ve eaten them without knowing it. If the word “pulse” as a food leaves you flummoxed, fear not. The word pulse comes from the […]

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    To Market, to Market

    A new program called Discovery
    to Product is helping researchers
    become entrepreneurs

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    Catch up with … Andrea Garber BS’92 PhD’99 Nutritional Sciences

    As a professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, Andrea Garber BS’92 PhD’99 conducted a groundbreaking study concerning a very vulnerable group: […]

  • Posted on June 28, 2016
    Breeding for Flavor

    CALS scientists are breeding new varieties of produce that not only are delicious, but also will thrive in organic growing systems. And in a new collaboration called “Seed to Kitchen,” they’re partnering with chefs and farmers to help determine what works best.

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Five things everyone should know about… Hazelnuts

    1   They’re crazy nutritious and gluten-free. Hazelnuts are rich in vitamins (particularly vitamin E and B-complex groups of vitamins, including folates, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin) as […]

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    Catch up with… Nicole Drives BS’11 Nutritional Sciences

    AS A CHILD NICOLE DRIVES spent a lot of time in the kitchen with her grandmother, Laura Lee. “Lala” could make all kinds of wonderful […]

  • Posted on February 15, 2013
    Whey to Go!

    Wondering what’s fueling the success of UW athletes? Look no further than Red Whey, a recovery drink composed of tart red cherry juice and whey […]

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope

    It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since.What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?

  • Posted on November 22, 2010
    Catch up with . . . Sarah Mattison BS’05 Nutritional Sciences

    Sarah Mattison and husband Ryan Berndt own Hybrid Fitness and Fit Fresh Cuisine, two businesses that work in tandem to help clients get in shape. Located under the same roof in Fitchburg, Wis., Hybrid and Fit Fresh combine a workout gym with a restaurant offering locally grown, nutritionally balanced food.

  • Posted on April 26, 2010
    The Grow Dozen: Alumni who are making a difference in nutrition

    Meet the 12 CALS alumni who are making a difference in nutrition.