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Welcome to the Department of Nutritional Sciences

Food, nutrition and health — from genes to populations

Message from the Chair

Mary L’Abbé, Chair,


We're Doing What Can't Be Done

"The Department of Nutritional Sciences is well-positioned to be a national and international leader in human nutrition."

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Our priorities


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