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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.

Faculty Achievements

Student Achievements

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Recent Publications

  1. Zhu, B, Guo, X, Xu, H, Jiang, B, Li, H, Wang, Y et al.. Adipose tissue inflammation and systemic insulin resistance in mice with diet-induced obesity is possibly associated with disruption of PFKFB3 in hematopoietic cells. Lab Invest. 2021; :. doi: 10.1038/s41374-020-00523-z. PubMed PMID:33462362 .
  2. Little-Letsinger, SE, Turner, ND, Ford, JR, Suva, LJ, Bloomfield, SA. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Modulation of Serum and Osteocyte Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha in Adult Mice Exposed to Ionizing Radiation. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2021; :. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00848.2020. PubMed PMID:33411639 .
  3. Liao, W, Yang, W, Shen, Z, Ai, W, Pan, Q, Sun, Y et al.. Heme Oxygenase-1 Regulates Ferrous Iron and Foxo1 in Control of Hepatic Gluconeogenesis. Diabetes. 2021; :. doi: 10.2337/db20-0954. PubMed PMID:33408127 .
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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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