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In keeping with the mission of Texas Woman's University and the mission of the College of Health Sciences, the mission of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences promotes student leadership and service through learning and engagement acquired by specialized education in nutrition, food sciences, or food systems administration through the accessibility of faculty, facilities, conducive learning environments, and internships. Students assimilate knowledge and proficiency through the promotion of critical thinking, communication, and scholarly activity via the classroom, laboratory, and business settings. Students can earn a bachelor, master's, or doctoral degree.

TWU research results in unique training on food poisoning, allergic reaction

The last place you want to end up after a holiday meal is in the emergency room with food poisoning or an allergic reaction. New free food safety videos in English and Spanish, created by a team of Texas Woman’s University nutrition and food sciences faculty and students, are designed to lower that risk in America’s restaurants and home kitchens.
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DI Students Learn from Farm to Fork

Dietetic Interns learn Farm to Fork in SaginawIn early November, NFS graduate Dietetic Interns participated in a local event sponsored by the Texas Beef Council called "Farm to Fork." In addition to receiving science-based learning, they traveled to a local ranch in Saginaw, Texas, hosted by the Pete Bonds family owned and operated ranch. This opportunity allowed DIs to see where some protein-rich food is produced. As future Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, they will work with patients and clients to provide medical nutrition therapy and nutrition education for all ages and backgrounds. 


Summer Nutrition Culinary Camp 2016

SNCC skills applied at homeThe 2016 Summer Nutrition Culinary Camp (SNCC) will be accepting early registrations soon. There will be two different SNCC programs: Healthy You and Around the World in Five Days.

SNCC Healthy You: June 20-24, Monday-Friday 8a-4p, $395. This camp will provide a full week of teaching youth, ages 10 to 15, how to incorporate healthy nutrition into their diets and nutrition from farm to fork with recommendations from a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Campers will create a healthful lunch and snack each day and will end each day with a wellness activity including volleyball, basketball, yoga, and indoor swimming. Each camper will receive a cutting board and water bottle.

SNCC Around the World in Five Days: July 18-22, Monday-Friday 9a-1p, $225. Campers, ages 10 to 15, will be introduced to different food cultures and nutrition practices around the world and prepare a variety of foods from those cultures. They will make a snack related to that culture to take home to share with family. Each camper will receive a cutting board and a take-home snack.

Registration is open! Contact Angie Griffin, MS, RDN with questions.

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NFS Happenings

  • Summer Nutrition Culinary Camp
  • NFS Student Guest Writer on Blog 
  • NFS Exit Exam Dates 
  • MS Capstone Course available in lieu of Exit Exam

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