Nutritional Sciences

Bill Flatt receives UGA Presidential Medal

The University of Georgia bestowed one of its highest honors on William “Bill” P. Flatt

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FACS department name change unites diverse areas of scholarship

Change to department of nutritional sciences receives unanimous support

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Sugar not so nice for your child’s brain development

New research shows high consumption affects learning, memory

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Ensuring a healthier next generation

Alex Anderson's research focuses on infant and maternal health as well as community and international interventions for nutrition and health

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Spotlight on Lori Maggioni

Maggioni, an RDN in the U.S. Army, received a dual Nutrition Science and Dietetics degree. She gained experience in data collection, analysis, and scientific writing while pursuing her degree.

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Professor challenges students on diet culture

Laing: Weight stigma can be harmful to many, including marginalized identities.

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Researchers discover brain circuit linked to food impulsivity

This creates the possibility scientists can someday develop therapeutics to address overeating

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Characters can make healthy eating fun for kids

Caree Cotwright found the use of cute characters increased kids' willingness to try new healthy foods.

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It’s a match!

Dietetics students who graduated in 2017-18 set a record high with a match rate of 97 percent

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She led by example

Honor Hall of Recognition inductee Carolyn Berdanier blazed a trail from rural New Jersey to the heights of scientific discovery.

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Iron Man

Grider, who teaches courses in micronutrient nutrition, said the videos will help students’ understanding of cellular processes

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Scales can be your friend during holidays

If gaining weight around the holidays is an issue for you, FACS researchers may have a helpful solution.

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Claire de La Serre

Claire de La Serre investigates ingestive behavior, specifically how the gut communicates with the brain and the mechanisms that trigger overeating

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Burton family invaluable to FACS

Burton created “Coastal Bermuda” grass and other nutritious hybrid grasses that now cover more than 10 million acres across the world

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Roy Martin

With dozens of publications to his credit and a combined 40 years as a professor and researcher, Martin displays all the requisites of a FACS Honor Hall of Recognition inductee

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Bringing Nutrition to Fruition

Caree Cotwright gave a TEDxTalk about her vision for raising nutrition awareness through the creative arts

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A Strong Foundation

Ivy Odom learned the value of selfless giving by watching her parents

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Gritty Determination

FACS graduate Donna Martin is turning heads with her innovative approach to fighting childhood obesity

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A Fresh Approach to Health!

Caree Cotwright does whatever it takes to deliver her message of improving childhood nutrition

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FACS’ Bailey leads international effort backed by Gates Foundation

FACS researcher Lynn Bailey is leading an international effort to reduce neural tube defects in developing countries

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