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Linus Pauling Institute
Micronutrient Research for Optimum Health

  • Determine the role of micronutrients (vitamins and essential minerals), phytochemicals (chemicals from plants), and dietary supplements in extending healthy lifespan (healthspan) and preventing or treating age-associated diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular, metabolic, and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Examine the role of oxidative stress and inflammation in human health and disease, and the protective effects of dietary antioxidant and anti-inflammatory factors
  • Help people everywhere achieve a healthy and productive life, full of vitality, with minimal suffering, and free of cancer and other debilitating diseases



Cardiovascular and
Metabolic Diseases
Micronutrient Information Center
The Healthy Aging Program The Cancer
Chemoprotection Program
The Healthy Youth Program

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