The Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) at Cornell University was established in 1974 through a union of the Graduate School of Nutrition, an autonomous Graduate School at Cornell University, and the Department of Food and Nutrition in the College of Human Ecology. It is among the largest academic units in the United States devoted to human nutrition. It combines expertise in molecular biology, genetics, metabolism, physiology, community nutrition, international nutrition, and food policy.

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  • In Memoriam Lani Stephenson 

    Nesheim, Malden; Holland, Celia (2021-05-12)
  • Robert S. Parker memorial statement 

    McCormick, Charles; Nesheim, Malden; O'Brien, Kimberly (2020-03-03)
  • Measuring Health of College Students: Food Security, Diet Quality, and Physical Activity 

    Thanawala, Ninad; Rubinow, Dave; Roga, Zachary; Liou, Harris (2018-04-27)
    A cross-sectional study was conducted to assess food security, diet quality, and physical activity in college students using a sample of NHANES data on the United States. Prevalence rates of participants achieving full ...
  • Sustainable Development of Agro-Industrial Sector and Food Security of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Process of Integration into the Eurasian Economic Union 

    Yakubovich, Ekaterina; Yenikeyeva, Zalina (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2016)
    The integration of the Kyrgyz Republic into the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will permit the country to most optimally combine the diversity of natural, economic, intellectual, and other resources into a single system. ...
  • Miami Rice in Haiti: Virtue or Vice? 

    Phillips, Erica; Watson, II, Derrill D. (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2011)
    Critics of free trade often use Haiti as a poster child for failed trade liberalization policies. In 2010, 15 years after the second round of trade liberalization in Haiti, U.S. President Bill Clinton, who was instrumental ...
  • Tariff Escalation in World Agricultural Trade 

    Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    Tariff escalation, a common practice in international commodity trade, refers to a situation where tariffs are zero or low on primary products and increase, or escalate, as products undergo processing. It causes the price ...
  • Vietnam's Aquaculture Trade: Food Safety and Sanitation Issues 

    Thanh, Le Ha; Chuong, Pham Hong (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2010)
    Vietnam's rapidly increasing seafood exports have made a significant contribution to the country's economic development over the past few years, largely as a result of vastly increased production from aquaculture. Currently, ...
  • Meeting Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Standards: What Can China Do? 

    Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    It is widely recognized that rising sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards have created numerous obstacles to the international exchange of agricultural commodities. The issue is of particular importance for developing ...
  • Preference Erosion, the Doha Round, and African LDCs 

    Yu, Wusheng (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    African least-developed countries (ALDCs) have enjoyed preferential treatment in exporting their agricultural products to developed countries. Reductions of agricultural trade barriers on a mostfavored nation (MFN) basis ...
  • The Coffee Crisis: Is Fair Trade the Solution? 

    Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    Coffee is an important crop widely grown in the developing world. The economies of some countries, particularly those in Central America and parts of Africa, are highly dependent on coffee as a source of both national ...

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