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.

Our Faculty

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Recent Papers

  1. Schroeter, H, Keen, CL, Sesso, HD, Manson, JE, Lupton, JR. Is this the end of (-)-epicatechin, or not? New study highlights the complex challenges associated with research into the cardiovascular health benefits of bioactive food constituents. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2015;102 (4):975-6. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.117283. PubMed PMID:26429943 .
  2. Hong, MY, Turner, ND, Murphy, ME, Carroll, R, Chapkin, RS, Lupton, JR et al.. In vivo regulation of colonic cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis and P27Kip1 by dietary fish oil and butyrate in rats. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015; :. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-15-0147. PubMed PMID:26323483 .
  3. Kaur, J, Karthikeyan, R, Pillai, SD. Effectiveness of ultrasound, UV-C, and photocatalysis on inactivation kinetics of Aeromonas hydrophila. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2015;50 (12):1223-9. doi: 10.1080/10934529.2015.1055135. PubMed PMID:26301848 .
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Nutrition Seminar Series

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Food Science Seminar Series


Phone: 979-845-2142
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm