Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition and Food Science – established January 2005 upon a rich heritage of Aggie leadership in nutrition and food science.  In creating the Department, the state of Texas and Texas A&M University recognized the importance of food choices in living a healthy life. The future health and well-being of the world is incumbent on the disciplines of nutrition and food science, and their role in maintaining health and preventing and treating diseases.

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Academic Programs

Our Department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs.

Research Areas

Our faculty conduct research in the areas of cancer prevention, phytochemicals, other things.

Our Faculty

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Recent Papers

  1. Kresta, JY, Oliver, JM, Jagim, AR, Fluckey, J, Riechman, S, Kelly, K, Meininger, C, Mertens-Talcott, SU, Rasmussen, C, Kreider, RB (2014) Effects of 28 days of beta-alanine and creatine supplementation on muscle carnosine, body composition and exercise performance in recreationally active females. J Int Soc Sports Nutr 11: 55
  2. Lupton, JR (2014) In this cohort, an apple a day could keep the doctor away. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 100: 1409-10
  3. Chapkin, RS, DeClercq, V, Kim, E, Fuentes, NR, Fan, YY (2014) Mechanisms by Which Pleiotropic Amphiphilic n-3 PUFA Reduce Colon Cancer Risk. Curr Colorectal Cancer Rep 10: 442-452
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Food and Nutrition Conference
February 12, 2015
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Nutrition Seminar Series Schedule

NUTR/FSTC 485/491 Research Opportunities
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Phone: 979-845-2142
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm