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  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Five things everyone should know about … Gluten

    1. What is it? Gluten is a substance composed of two proteins—gliadin and glutenin—that are found in the endosperm (inner part of a grain) of […]

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    Partners in Food Safety

    CALS undergrads are part of efforts to expand food safety training at campus eateries

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    Upping the Orange

    Nutritionist Sherry Tanumihardjo works around the world to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin A.

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Creating a Healthier World

    What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Tasty Solution

    A CALS–medical school partnership leads to better, safer beverages for people who have trouble swallowing.

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    Peru: Potato Exchange Benefits Peruvians

    Peru, farmers hedge their bets. Located 12,000 feet above sea level, on the side of an Andean mountain, Puno has a growing season that’s short, cool and prone to frost.

  • Posted on June 20, 2011
    Desert Spuds

    The quest to improve potato growth in the arid, salty Middle East led to cost-saving innovations and some extraordinary travel experiences

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    CALS Around the World

    “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 […]

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    It Takes a Village

    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.

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    Five things everyone should know about . . . 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 […]

  • Posted on February 17, 2011
    Taking It Outside

    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.