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Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. Candidate Wins Scholarship

Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. candidate Alan Dawson received the Herbalife Nutrition Scholarship from the American Society for Nutrition, which is awarded to “a promising student seeking an advanced degree in nutrition or related field.” Dawson’s research focuses on investigating the relationship between gastrointestinal energy absorption efficiency and weight status in females. The Herbalife Nutrition […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology Lab is Recruiting for High Altitude Study

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting individuals who are normal weight (BMI: 18.5-24.9kg/m2), aged 20-45, for a study to evaluate changes in resting metabolic rate, appetite, and heart rate variability following overnight exposure (8 h/night) to reduced environmental oxygen. In randomized order, participants will sleep one night in low oxygen conditions (~15% oxygen; equivalent to ~8500 feet elevation) and […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status. If eligible, you will earn $500 for completing the study. Please complete the below survey to determine your eligibility: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8qW5KKz86D6kRo2

PhD Candidate Sandi Olson Appointed to Executive Committee for ASN Student Interest Group

Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. Candidate Sandi Olson will serve a two year term as At-Large Delegate for the American Society for Nutrition Student Interest Group. The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Student Interest Group (SIG) focuses on the interests of student members in the Society. Students are informed of and encouraged to participate in […]

Food Science Graduate Students Won Awards at National Virtual Conferences

Four graduate students (Oluwatoyin Sangokunle, Chunya Tang, Yaqi Zhao, and Xingyi Jiang) from the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology (NIP) presented their research as the first author at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) FIRST Virtual Meeting (July 19-23, 2021). Another graduate student (Frank Velez) from NIP presented at the International Association for Food […]

Resistance Training in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Health and Human Sciences very own Mike Ormsbee and Bob Hickner have received NIH funding to examine the potential for resistance training in women struggling with obesity to aid in preventing Type 2 diabetes. Professors Ormsbee and Hickner will be collaborating with colleagues at the University of Arkansas and Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana. […]

Sunny Ilyas Makes QSR Magazine List of Restaurant Leaders to Watch

Vale Food Company CEO and Founder Sunny Ilyas recently made QSR Magazine’s list of restaurant leaders to watch. Sunny’s career as a restaurant owner began when he founded FitFuel Nutrition LLC in 2012 while pursuing his degree in Exercise Physiology here at FSU. FitFuel Nutrition started as a healthy meal plan delivery service and became […]

2021 Spring Newsletter

There’s a lot of information packed into our latest newsletter. The college and department name changes, faculty awards, student successes and many research projects, and we no doubt left some out. The College of Health and Human Sciences had a fantastic Spring despite all of the challenges presented to us in 2021. Many thanks to […]

2021 Research Showcase: Long Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters representing our Human Development and Family Science and Nutrition and Integrated Physiology departments for the “Long Presentation” portion of the day. The event program and highlights can be seen here on our website. Congratulations to our […]