Donna Winham receives funding for dry bean research

November 2, 2018

Donna Winham, assistant professor in food science & human nutrition, was awarded $69,7000 through the Pulse Crop Health Initiative. The funds will be used for ‘Hidden Nutrition: Understanding the Encapsulation Dynamics of the Cotyledon Cell to Optimize Consumer Acceptability and Nutritional Benefits of Dry Beans.’ The project’s objectives are to evaluate the nutrient bioavailability and consumer acceptability in whole beans and foods made with bean flours and to test the glycemic response of whole beans versus foods made with bean flours in adults.

Contact Details:

Name: Donna Winham
Phone: 515-294-5040
Department: in food science and human nutrition