Division of Nutritional Sciences


Integrating nutritional knowledge from the physical, biological and social sciences. Placement within the College of Human Ecology and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences fulfills our mission.

Undergraduates students in a DNS research lab

When I joined Consumer Reports, I wanted my background in nutritional science to help people make better choices. Mass marketing of packaged foods was not helping consumers make the best decisions for their health and well-being.

Amy Keating '86, Program Leader and Nutritionist at Consumer Reports
fresh food

Expanding Nutrition Frontiers

A WebSeries dedicated to optimizing health and preventing disease. 


Human Metabolic Research Unit

People drive our mission

Scholarly activities across the disciplinary spectrum lead to local and global impact.


Health Sciences Librarian Sarah Young at the 2014 WHO / Cochrane Collaboration

Summer Institute 

Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), Cochrane, and Cornell University come together to train participants in systematic reviews of nutrition interventions in populations.