The purposes of JSNFS are to measure ways to make lasting improvements to Nutrition and Food Science and to make a contribution to the academic development and increase in health of our citizens based on the undertakings of presentations, exchanging knowledge, and delivering information on the theories or usage of research of Nutrition and Food Science.


Types of Memberships Number
Regular Member 2872
Student Member 742
Honorary Member 37
Permanent Member 158
Corporation Member 61
Supporting Member 69

Local Sections


Year Event
1947 Foundation, creation of the society journal, held first general meeting
1961 Establishment of the Society Award
1966 Selected member of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences
1973 Published the Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology
(with the Vitamin Society of Japan)
1975 10th International Congress of Nutrition (Kyoto, Japan)
1986 Hosted the 5th Asian Congress of Nutrition
2015 Hosted the 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition(Yokohama,Japan)


  • Editorial Board of the Journal of JSNFS
  • Editorial Board of the JSNV
  • Society Activities Committee
  • Award Nomination Committee
  • International Academic Cooperation Committee
  • Medical Ethics Committee
  • Public Relations Committee
  • Nutritional Labeling and Nutrition Education Committee
  • Technical Terms Dictionary Committee


  • JSNFS Award for Distinguished Service
  • JSNFS Award for Excellence in Research
  • Young Investigator Award of JSNFS
  • JSNFS Award for Achievement in Technological Research


  • The Nutrition and Food Science Fund of JSNFS
    • A. Research Grant
    • B. Aid for International Academic Cooperation
  • Special Research Fund of Nutrition and Food Science