In addition to an excellent academic program, the Department of Nutrition has a significant program in research. Our research is focused primarily on vegetarian nutrition and on the nutritional aspects of tree nuts. Many helpful resources have been developed from our research, and we are happy to share them with you.
For information on our current and previous studies on tree nuts follow this link www.nutstudies.org. This will give you an overview of the research that has been conducted and will provide a link to any publications and abstracts that are available.
Many valuable resources have arisen from our extensive research in the area of vegetarian nutrition.
Vegetarian Nutrition, edited by Dr. Joan Sabaté (Sabaté J, Ed. Vegetarian Nutrition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2001, 551 pages, ISBN 0-8493-8508-3) contains expert summaries of various aspects of plant-based, or meatless, diets. It provides not only ethical, moral, and religious viewpoints from different periods of history but also modern perspectives on health promotion and disease prevention. Follow the link to purchase the book from Amazon.com.
Nutrición Vegetariana the Spanish language edition of Vegetarian Nutrition has recently been published (Sabaté J. Nutrición Vegetariana. Editorial Safeliz, Madrid, Spain, 2005, 556 pages, ISBN 84-7208-119-2). The link will take you to one of the websites from which the book can be purchased.
Frutos Secos, Salud y Culturas Mediterráneas (Tree Nuts, Health, and Mediterranean Culture) is available to those conversant in Spanish. This book reviews the different aspects of tree nuts in relation to human health and nutrition and the importance of their consumption in the context of Mediterranean cultures. The link will take you to one of the websites from which the book can be purchased.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
AND Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Recipes
Nutrition Data by CondéNet, Inc.
The Vegetarian Resource Group
USDA website on nutrition
Winston Craig, Andrews University