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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)

What's New

The breastfeeding rate in Hong Kong has been increasing steadily over the past 20 years. As the source of a variety of nutrients, breast milk plays a vital role in the healthy growth and development of infants. The Research Institute for Future Food (RiFood) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has conducted a study to analyse the three-day dietary records and breast milk samples of Hong Kong lactating women.  The research has reveale

14 Dec 2022

FSN researchers find breastfeeding moms need more fruits and veggies

The International Congress on Obesity (ICO) is the pre-eminent global gathering for obesity experts and was held on 18-22 October 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. The congress opened to approximately 1,000 delegates from a range of disciplines; including clinicians, policy makers, scientists and UN representatives that bring together experts on a wide range of topics including obesity research and practice, pandemic preparedness, basic molecular and

9 Dec 2022

The Best Early Career Researcher Poster Award in the International Congress on Obesity 2022

PolyU has achieved an encouraging milestone of having more than 200 PolyU scholars ranked among the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists in the newly released metrics compiled by Stanford University. There are 18 scholars from the Faculty of Science who are listed as the top 2% scientists in a global list compiled by Stanford University, reflecting our faculty’s excellent research performance. Three researchers from FSN are ranked as the most to

24 Oct 2022

PolyU researchers are listed as Top 2 Percent Scientists Worldwide by Stanford University

The problem of global food imbalance is imminent. Human food is mainly produced by animal husbandry and agricultural activities. There is one-third of the world's land is currently used for animal husbandry and farming. Animal husbandry not only produce carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases, which increasing the greenhouse effect. But also, the agriculture activities will damage the soil structure and quality, seriously damage the ecology of

4 May 2022

Dr Kevin Kwok Wing-hin_Interviewed by RTHK

The Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN) hosted its first Departmental Retreat on 5-6 January 2023 in Sai Kung. The event has successfully brought together our field experts for ideas sharing and interactive discussions. This sets a wonderful commencement of the new Department with great minds for strategic planning and development. It is hoped our young team could join hand-in-hand to nurture field professionals and create impactful r

13 Jan 2023

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