University of California at Berkeley Nutrition history

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The Journey from Home Economics to Nutrition and Toxicology.

Although UC Berkeley did not have an official Department of Nutritional Sciences until 1962, landmark human and animal nutrition research on campus dates back to the 1870s.

Researchers that today would be in the nutrition department spanned a variety of academic units in both the College of Agriculture and the College of Letters and Science.



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