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. Banerjee, N, Kim, H, Krenek, K, Talcott, ST, Mertens-Talcott, SU. Mango polyphenolics suppressed tumor growth in breast cancer xenografts in mice: role of the PI3K/AKT pathway and associated microRNAs. Nutr Res. 2015; :. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2015.06.002. PubMed PMID:26194618 .
  2. Ritchie, LE, Taddeo, SS, Weeks, BR, Lima, F, Bloomfield, SA, Azcarate-Peril, MA et al.. Space Environmental Factor Impacts upon Murine Colon Microbiota and Mucosal Homeostasis. PLoS ONE. 2015;10 (6):e0125792. Epub 2015/6/17. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125792. PubMed PMID:26083373 PubMed Central PMC4470690.
  3. Sang, W, Speakmon, M, Zhou, L, Wang, Y, Lei, C, Pillai, SD et al.. Detrimental effects of electron beam irradiation on the cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus. Pest Manag. Sci. 2015; :. doi: 10.1002/ps.4053. PubMed PMID:26033414 .
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