Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Can yogurt each day keep the doctor away?

Diabetes, heart disease and inflammatory disorders threaten the health of many Americans. University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are investigating the gut microbiome in search of answers.
fermented food

Nebraska Extension creating healthy environments

Through statewide programming and dynamic partnerships, Extension team members reached over 63,000 Nebraskans with programs focused on healthy habits in 2016.

Student Spotlight: Shannon Rezac

Meet Shannon Rezac, a senior food science and technology major from Fremont, Neb.

Study: Children Asked to Make Healthy-Eating Posters for Their Schools Eat Better

New research suggests kids may eat more veggies if they become poster children for healthy eating – quite literally, in fact.
Healthy Eating

Kawamura: Successful agriculture sustains civilization

A.G. Kawamura delivered the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season April 12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Kawamura

Weller named head of food science and technology, Food Processing Center

Curtis Weller has been named head of the Department of Food Science and Technology and director of The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Weller

World-renowned plant scientist to speak in Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is hosting Cathie Martin, world-renowned expert in plant metabolic biochemistry and engineering, on April 7.
Martin

CEO of Impossible Foods speaks at Nebraska

Patrick O. Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods spoke at Nebraska Innovation Campu on Feb. 20.
Impossible Foods

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