It is scientifically proven that there is a link between diet and disease, including oral health.
This concentration provides an understanding of human nutrition with in-depth focus on physiological and biochemical aspects of metabolism, coupled with an awareness of the nutrient composition of foods and the role of social and economic factors as determinants of food selection.
This concentration is best suited for those who expect to pursue advanced degrees in medicine, dentistry, law, public health, veterinary medicine or laboratory research in industry, academia, or government.
Employment options include health organizations, pharmaceutical companies, veterinary or medicine practices, and food, beverage and nutrition companies.
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Human Nutrition Undergraduate Advisor – Ms. Linda Garrow
399 Bevier Hall – MC 182
905 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801 217-333-9011
Career Opportunity: R&D Director, Nutrition, Global R&D, PepsiCo
The Research and Development Director of Nutrition for PepsiCo has a strategic corporate role, working collaboratively across their team to develop their global nutrition strategy. This strategy enables their team to effectively support all of PepsiCo’s global businesses and drive nutrition-related innovation, working collaboratively with their R&D and business partners.