Francene Steinberg

Francene M. Steinberg, Department Chair

New scientific discoveries reinforce that nutrition is central to maintaining health and reducing disease risk. This is an exciting time to be a part of the science and application of nutritional knowledge.

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition, one of the premier programs in nutritional biology.We invite you to explore our research and outreach programs, teaching offerings and affiliated programs. [more]

Nutrition Info

Fruits and Vegetables

Nutrition Department researchers extend science-based information about nutrition and health through a variety of departmental publications and resources.

Anson Lai wins Hess Award

Anson Lai

Congratulations to Anson Lai (Clinical Nutrition Class of 2016) who has been awarded the 2016 Charles Hess Community Service Award! This award is presented by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to recognize outstanding community and campus service. During his undergraduate studies, Anson volunteered as a nutrition intern and patient advocate at several clinics for underserved populations in Sacramento, did community outreach with UC Cooperative Extension in Yolo County, and was a clinical nutrition intern at the UCDMC Burn unit. [more]