Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences

Human Sciences Celebrates WearRedDay!

February 7th is national “Wear Red Day” and Human Sciences students, faculty and staff gathered on their front lawn to help raise awareness for American Heart Month. Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States and research shows that strong social support makes getting regular physical activity, eating healthier, reaching and […]

NFES Master’s in Four Finalist!

James Ippolito has been selected as a finalist for the Graduate School’s Master’s in Four thesis competition. James will be competing against a group of his peers on February 25th for monetary prizes. Participating students will have four minutes and four slides to present their research to the judges. James is a master’s thesis student […]

Sports Nutrition Champions!

Congratulations to FSU Alumni Zach Bennet and Jordan Mazur for their participation in the incredible performances of their respective organizations. Zach Bennet earned his M.S. in Sports Nutrition from Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences in 2015. Zach Bennett joined the LSU nutrition staff in 2019 after two season with Texas as an Assistant Sports Dietitan. […]

NFES PhD Student receives NSCA Scholarship

Joseph Laudato was one of fourteen recipients from across the nation to be awarded the National Strength Conditioning Association Foundation (NSCA) 2019 Challenge Scholarship. As a first year PhD student in the Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Department Joe has been researching the effects of acute and chronic alcohol consumption on muscle mass, function, protein […]

CHS Grads Among 3MT Finalists

NFES doctoral student, Abigail Cullen and FCS doctoral students Peipei Hong, and Shar’Dane Harris are finalists in the FSU Graduate School 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Competition! View Event Come and show your support! Remember, those attending (audience) are able to vote for the people’s choice award. About the competition: The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research […]

Dietetics Internship Now Accepting Applications

The Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences offers a graduate Dietetics Internship (DI) program. The internship can be completed with the M.S. in Exercise Physiology (sports nutrition major) or M.S. in Nutrition and Food Science. Specializations are available in either clinical nutrition or sports nutrition, depending on the degree which is sought. Info & Application To apply & […]

NFES faculty receives $2.9M grant to examine peripheral artery disease

Panos Koutakis is an assistant professor in Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences. A Florida State University researcher has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a more effective treatment and diagnosis process for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that afflicts 8.5 million people in the United States. “At […]

A fruitful endeavor: Researcher examines berry polyphenols as potential treatment for cardiovascular treatment

Gloria Salazar, an associate professor of nutrition. A Florida State University researcher is examining how the polyphenol compounds found in blackberries could be used to help fight the buildup of artery plaque. Gloria Salazar, associate professor of nutrition, has received $805,409 from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program at the Florida Department of […]

Remembering Judge Paul “Bill” Glenn

The Honorable Paul “Bill” M. Glenn Jr. We are saddened to share the news that Judge Bill Glenn passed away on the evening of July 7th with his wife, Karen, by his side. Judge Glenn meant a great deal to the College and was always actively committed to supporting its students, faculty, administration, and his […]