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Study concludes Americans self-diagnose to adopt gluten-free diets

November 20th, 2020

Ailments such as Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity prevent an estimated 1 in 20 Americans from consuming gluten, the mesh of proteins that gives wheat doughs their structure.

Doughnuts, cookies, pizza crust, cake, bread and pasta are among the many wheat flour-based foods that are off limits to those who are gluten intolerant.

Yet studies show far more Americans limit their consumption of gluten than are medically required to do so. An estimated 25% of Americans follow a gluten-free diet.

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James Schnable recognized for outstanding paper

October 22, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —A paper by Dr. James Schnable, Agronomy & Horticulture, has been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Paper by The Plant Phenome Journal.

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All the angles: Automated image processing could aid crop evals

September 29th, 2020

Welcome to Pocket Science: a glimpse at recent research from Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What,” “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research.

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Perdue says innovation, collaboration key to agriculture’s future

September 7th, 2020

The future of U.S. agriculture is dependent upon research, innovation and collaboration, which together will lead to increased agricultural efficiency and sustainability, as well as development of foods designed to improve human health, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said Sept. 4 during a visit to Nebraska Innovation Campus.

“It’s universities like this that make that happen,” Perdue said.

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Agriculture & Health Summit Website Launched

August 26th, 2020

 

Mark your calendars for October 11th – 13th, 2021! Planning is well underway for the Nebraska Food for Health hosted Agriculture & Health Summit that will be held at Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) in Lincoln, NE.

 

The Ag Health Summit website has been launched. Visit http://aghealthsummit.com/ to sign up to receive email updates.

 

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NFHC Partners with Nebraska Sorghum Board Competition

August 26th, 2020

The Nebraska Food for Health Center is a partner for the exciting new competition called Catalyst. This is a sorghum based product development competition created by the Nebraska Sorghum Board. This is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain valuable mentorship experience from the associated partners. The Catalyst competition was recently highlighted on Pure Nebraska. You can find more competition details on the competition’s website.

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Planting innovation: Schnable Lab maintains research momentum

June 9th, 2020

Summertime at Nebraska is officially in full swing — but for Husker faculty and staff members, the hard work of carrying out the university’s mission never stops.

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