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 the disciplines of nutrition and food science in maintaining health and preventing diseases.

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Academic Programs

Our Department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs.

Research Areas

Our faculty conduct research on the role of bioactives in the prevention of chronic diseases such as cancer and obesity.

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Recent Papers

  1. Yoo, G, Allred, CD. The estrogenic effect of trigonelline and 3,3-diindolymethane on cell growth in non-malignant colonocytes. Food Chem. Toxicol. 2015; :. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2015.11.015. PubMed PMID:26593444 .
  2. Levers, K, Dalton, R, Galvan, E, Goodenough, C, O'Connor, A, Simbo, S et al.. Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on an acute bout of intense lower body strength exercise in resistance trained males. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2015;12 :41. Epub 2015/11/16. doi: 10.1186/s12970-015-0102-y. PubMed PMID:26578852 PubMed Central PMC4647629.
  3. Shah, MS, Kim, E, Davidson, LA, Knight, JM, Zoh, RS, Goldsby, JS et al.. Comparative effects of diet and carcinogen on microRNA expression in the stem cell niche of the mouse colonic crypt. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 2015;1862 (1):121-134. doi: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2015.10.012. PubMed PMID:26493444 .
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Phone: 979-845-2142
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm