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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. Zhou, Y, Liu, Z, Lynch, EC, He, L, Cheng, H, Liu, L et al.. Osr1 regulates hepatic inflammation and cell survival in the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Lab Invest. 2020; :. doi: 10.1038/s41374-020-00493-2. PubMed PMID:33005011 .
  2. Chen, L, Zhou, T, White, T, O'Brien, A, Chakraborty, S, Liangpunsakul, S et al.. The apelin-apelin receptor axis triggers cholangiocyte proliferation and liver fibrosis during mouse models of cholestasis. Hepatology. 2020; :. doi: 10.1002/hep.31545. PubMed PMID:32964473 .
  3. Liu, Z, Ding, Z, Lynch, EC, McCauley, N, Zhou, Y, Zhang, KK et al.. Pregestational diet transition to normal-fat diet avoids the deterioration of pancreatic β-cell function in male offspring induced by maternal high-fat diet. J Nutr Biochem. 2020;86 :108495. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2020.108495. PubMed PMID:32949717 .
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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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