Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University

Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

In the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) we are enhancing human health and quality of life through education, research, and outreach. Our students and staff promote health and well-being through food and nutrition.

You can work with our world-renowned faculty in fully equipped, state-of-the-art laboratories researching nutritional relationships in cancer, diabetes, obesity, and the development and production of new food products that promote health and prevent disease.

After a 50-year hiatus, the ISU Creamery is back! Learn more about the ISU Creamery or come and visit. We scoop ice cream to-go four days each week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Find us in the Food Sciences Building, room number 2953.

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