Nutrition division

Nutrition Division

Bridging the gap between food science and health, wellness, and nutrition.


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Countries Represented by Members

Division Accomplishments/Recognition

  • The Outstanding Volunteer award honors a current Division member who provided exemplary volunteer work to the Division in the current year. The 2021-2022 recipient is Bing Yan.
  • The Outstanding Service award honors current Division members who have demonstrated a history of service to the Division or field. The 2021-2022 recipient is Hongbing Fan.

Division Oral Competition Finalists

  1. Food-grade metal oxide nanoparticles exposure alter intestinal microflora, brush border membrane functionality and morphology, in vivo (Gallus gallus), Nikolai Kolba, Cornell University (First Place)
  2. Anti-obesity and Hepatoprotective Effects of Mixed Fruits and Berries on Cafeteria Style (Junk food/Western) Diet-Induced Obesity in Adolescent Rat Model, Rawan Al Hazaimeh, Alabama A&M University (Second Place)
  3. Grape (Vitis vinifera) Stilbenes (Resveratrol and Pterostilbene) Alter Intestinal Functionality, Morphology and the Microbiome in-vivo (Gallus gallus), Nikita Agarwal, Cornell University (Third Place)
  4. Automatic programmable simulation model for Human Digestive System (HDS) to identify the bio-accessibility of encapsulated lycopene nanoparticles, Mohammad Anwar Ul Alam, Alabama A&M University (Finalist)
  5. Dietary Data Collection Tools: A Pilot Study Assessing the Viability of VoIP and Artificial Intelligence, Karmen Johnson, Tuskegee University (Finalist)

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