University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Nutrition

International Celiac Awareness Day May 16

story contributions by Mariah K. Jackson, PhD, RDN In support of International Celiac Awareness Day, on May 16, the Davis Global Center will unite with communities around the world in lighting up landmarks green to raise awareness of celiac disease, gluten-free food insecurity, and the need for more research. Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune […]

May 16, 2024

Mariah Jackson’s gluten free cookies a hit

Assistant professor of Medical Nutrition Mariah Jackson is a National Celiac Association Local Partner Leader, helping coordinate fun celiac support group events in Omaha. Her recent gluten free cookie decorating class events with Omaha’s Queen GFB, a gluten free home bakery, were highlighted in the National Celiac Association’s magazine, “Gluten-Free Nation.” May is Celiac Awareness Month, […]

May 22, 2023

Recipe demos from students and more for National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and a great time to celebrate our Medical Nutrition program. A Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who works in a wide variety of employment settings. An RD understands the science of nutrition and is skilled in the art of teaching and […]

Mar 8, 2023