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. Donovan, SM, Wang, M, Monaco, MH, Martin, CR, Davidson, LA, Ivanov, I, Chapkin, RS (2014) Noninvasive molecular fingerprinting of host-microbiome interaction in neonates. FEBS Lett. :
  2. Noratto, GD, Garcia-Mazcorro, JF, Markel, M, Martino, HS, Minamoto, Y, Steiner, JM, Byrne, D, Suchodolski, JS, Mertens-Talcott, SU (2014) Carbohydrate-Free Peach (Prunus persica) and Plum (Prunus domestica) Juice Affects Fecal Microbial Ecology in an Obese Animal Model. PLoS ONE 9: e101723
  3. Ming, Y, Hu, X, Song, Y, Liu, Z, Li, J, Gao, R, Zhang, Y, Mei, H, Guo, T, Xiao, L, Wang, B, Wu, C, Xiao, X (2014) CMHX008, a Novel Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ Partial Agonist, Enhances Insulin Sensitivity In Vitro and In Vivo. PLoS ONE 9: e102102
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Phone: 979-845-2142
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