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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Upcoming Events

Feb 06
Feb 13

Targeting Brown Adipose Tissue to Improve Metabolic Health

February 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Feb 27

The Use of Online Nutrition Education Courses to Increase Physician Knowledge

February 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station

Recent Papers

  1. Jung, YP, Earnest, CP, Koozehchian, M, Galvan, E, Dalton, R, Walker, D et al.. Effects of acute ingestion of a pre-workout dietary supplement with and without p-synephrine on resting energy expenditure, cognitive function and exercise performance. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2017;14 :3. doi: 10.1186/s12970-016-0159-2. PubMed PMID:28096758 .
  2. Jung, YP, Earnest, CP, Koozehchian, M, Cho, M, Barringer, N, Walker, D et al.. Effects of ingesting a pre-workout dietary supplement with and without synephrine for 8 weeks on training adaptations in resistance-trained males. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2017;14 :1. doi: 10.1186/s12970-016-0158-3. PubMed PMID:28096757 .
  3. Hoffmann, AD, Yang, XH, Burnicka-Turek, O, Bosman, JD, Ren, X, Xie, L et al.. Correction: Foxf Genes Integrate Tbx5 and Hedgehog Pathways in the Second Heart Field for Cardiac Septation. PLoS Genet. 2016;12 (12):e1006533. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006533. PubMed PMID:28033319 .
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Announcements

Dual Masters in Kinesiology and Nutrition
Read more about our new program!

Nutrition Seminar Series
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Contact

Phone: 979-845-2142
Email: nfsc@tamu.edu
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm