Department of Foods and Nutrition

Department of Foods and Nutrition

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The programs within the department of Foods and Nutrition have special strengths in obesity; nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and osteoporosis; nutrition and genetics; maternal and child health; breastfeeding; nutrition and aging; vitamins and minerals; health promotion through nutrition and physical activity interventions in community settings; food security and food safety; nutraceuticals and functional foods; and development of healthy food products. Undergraduate and graduate students conduct research with faculty in a variety of laboratory and community settings.

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"Sodium and Cardiovascular Health: Implications for Nutrition Policy"

Dr. Stacy Zhang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Georgia. *If you are interested in attending...

4/14 11:30am
Dr. Stacy Zhang - Title to be announced

Dr. Stacy Zhang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Georgia. *If you are interested in attending...

4/14 11:30am
Effect of a Ketogenic Diet on Alzheimer's Disease

Please join PhD Candidate, Julie Jeon, as she presents her off-dissertation topic seminar on April 21st. *If you are interested in attending this Seminar,...

4/21 11:30am
Julie Jeon - Out of Dissertation Seminar

Please join PhD Candidate, Julie Jeon, as she presents her off-dissertation topic seminar on April 21st.*If you are interested in attending this Seminar,...

4/21 11:30am
Hypocholesterolemic Effects of Cottonseed Oil: Current Evidence and Future Directions

Please join PhD Candidate, Yura Son, as she presents her off-dissertation seminar on April 28th. *If you are interested in attending this Seminar, please...

4/28 11:30am

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