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The Department of Nutrition and Food Science was established in 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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Recent Publications

  1. Coleman, MC, Whitfield-Cargile, C, Cohen, ND, Goldsby, JL, Davidson, L, Chamoun-Emanuelli, AM et al.. Non-invasive evaluation of the equine gastrointestinal mucosal transcriptome. PLoS ONE. 2020;15 (3):e0229797. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229797. PubMed PMID:32176710 PubMed Central PMC7075554.
  2. Levental, KR, Malmberg, E, Symons, JL, Fan, YY, Chapkin, RS, Ernst, R et al.. Lipidomic and biophysical homeostasis of mammalian membranes counteracts dietary lipid perturbations to maintain cellular fitness. Nat Commun. 2020;11 (1):1339. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15203-1. PubMed PMID:32165635 PubMed Central PMC7067841.
  3. Mohammad, ZH, Murano, EA, Moreira, RG, Castillo, A. Effect of post inoculation drying procedures on the reduction of Salmonella on almonds by thermal treatments. Food Res. Int. 2020;130 :108857. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2019.108857. PubMed PMID:32156342 .
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Our faculty conduct research on the role of bioactives in the prevention of chronic diseases. Learn more about their research.


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