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Polyphenol Research by Nutrition Doctoral Student

Polyphenols are a class of phytochemicals; it is the generic term for several thousand plant-based molecules that may have antioxidant properties as well as other bioactive physiological mechanisms. Polyphenols consist of different phenolic compound subclasses that include flavonoids, phenolic acids, stilbenes and lignans.

Adventist Health Study, Diets, Nutrition, Public Health, Research, Vegetarian

SPH Nutrition Faculty Inform Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) released their position paper on vegetarian diets December of 2016. The paper frequently references research conducted by nutrition faculty from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health (LLUSPH) and the Adventist Health Studies (AHS).