Food, nutrition, and physical activity are essential to human health, and they're at the center of our work in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. We take a multifaceted approach in our commitment to advancing the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition and physical activity in optimizing health for people in Arizona and beyond.


We're educating leaders in nutrition, dietetics, food systems, and whole-person approach to health with our outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs:


We're leading the way in cutting-edge research into diverse areas of human health, from variables affecting body composition, to nutrigenomics and precision nutrition, to cancer prevention:

Cooperative Extension

UA Cooperative Extension takes the science of the University to the people of Arizona through programs, publications, classes, events, and one-on-one teaching.