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Robert Wilson, Bachelor of Science, Microbiology. St. Marcellinus Secondary School, Mississauga, ON.

Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences

Tackle nutrition-related problems in the food, pharmaceutical and natural health product industries, in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences. Focus on the contribution of dietary intake to the growth and maintenance of biological functions. Understand how nutrients, phytochemicals, toxins and food processing products affect the body. Work in international health and nutrition organizations, government regulatory bodies and advisory agencies, or pursue related graduate studies. To become a Registered Dietitian, please see B.A.Sc. Applied Human Nutrition. 

You might also be interested in studying  Food Science; Applied Human Nutrition; or select from our other majors.

Sample Careers

  • Research development in the food and natural health product industries
  • Health marketing (with an emphasis on functional foods and natural health products)
  • Regulatory and scientific affairs officer in the food industry

For More Information

For more information, please visit:

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1