News & Events


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.


Aria Wexler

Congratulations go to UC Davis Clinical Nutrition major Aria Wexler, who has been named a 2016 UC President Global Food Initiative (GFI) Fellow.  As a GFI Fellow, Wexler will be working with a variety of campus organizations to increase programs on food advocacy and nutrition education for students.  She will be focusing most of her efforts on a new program, Fruit and Veggie Up, which is a collaborative program with local markets to recover gleaned produce and distribute to students.  [more]