Human Nutrition

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In the Human Nutrition concentration students integrate chemistry, biology, physiology, psychology, sociology and nutrition to understand the impact of diet and lifestyles on human health. Students enter human services professions and health professional schools such as medical, dental and physical therapy.

Sample Human Nutrition Curriculum See current requirements Download current requirements

Questions about this concentration can be directed to:

Dr. Manabu Nakamura
Human Nutrition Undergraduate Advisor
260 Bevier Hall – MC 182
905 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-333-1267
mtnakamu@illinois.edu
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Career Opportunity

Samantha Kimball, Owner, SK Nutrition, Inc.

Samantha is a nutrition consultant that specializes in school food and nutrition. Her work includes working with a Food Service Management Solutions, a company focused on providing resources and tools to food service professionals. Samantha leads their School Menu Solutions team, helping districts across the country comply with the USDA Healthy Hunger Free Kids Acts.

Read more about Samantha

Undergraduate Minors

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers minors in the following areas

Food Science Human Nutrition