Dr. Applegate earned her B.S. in Biochemistry, and her Ph.D., in Nutrition Science both at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Applegate is a faculty member of the Nutrition Department, and the Director of Sports Nutrition at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Applegate currently holds a position on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. She is also a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a member of the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists, a practice group of the American Dietetic Association.
Dr. Applegate is a nationally renowned expert on nutrition and fitness, she is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer at the University of California, Davis where she continues to educate students on the importance of good nutrition and fitness. Dr. Applegate also provides nutrition consultation for collegiate and professional athletes as well as food companies, and frequently serves as a keynote speaker at industry, athletic and scientific meetings.
Her passion and enthusiasm for educating people on nutrition, fitness and health has been acknowledged by numerous awards for teaching, research and service. Dr. Applegate is the author of several books and has written more than 400 articles for national magazines. She has regularly appeared on international, national and local radio and television shows, and is frequently quoted in magazines and newspapers.
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