Department of Nutritional Sciences
Promoting the science of food and nutrition
Research Emphasis Areas
Cellular and Molecular Nutrition
Characterizing nutrient function and metabolism from the cellular to the whole-animal level to better understand how dietary intake can reduce the risk of chronic disease and improve health outcomes.
Human Clinical Nutrition
Investigating the complex interactions between diet and health to develop nutrition and physical activity strategies to improve health and well-being.
Community and Public Health Nutrition
Improving the food and nutrition knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of people where they live, work and learn, through programming, policy and environmental interventions.
OSU Extension and Community Outreach
Community Nutrition Education Programs
Providing nutrition education to Oklahoma communities through research-based lessons and hands-on learning experiences.Farm to You Youth Programs Adult Programs
Cooking for Kids
Collaborating with the Oklahoma State Department of Education to provide this hands-on culinary training program for child nutrition professionals.Learn more
OSU Tactical Fitness and Nutrition
Serving first responders and military personnel by providing health, fitness and performance support.Learn more
The Department of Nutritional Sciences is a proud member of the Association of Nutrition Departments and Programs (ANDP).LEARN MORE