Joshua Lambert

Professor of Food Science

Joshua Lambert

Research Summary

Dietary polyphenols in prevention of obesity and fatty liver disease; efficacy and mechanisms of action of food-derived phytochemicals in prevention of lung cancer; biotransformation, bioavailability and potential hepatotoxicity of dietary phytochemicals

Huck Affiliations

Most Recent Publications

Effect of processing on the anti-inflammatory efficacy of cocoa in a high fat diet-induced mouse model of obesity

Daphne K. Weikart, Vijaya V. Indukuri, Kathryn C. Racine, Kiana M. Coleman, Jasna Kovac, Darrell W. Cockburn, Helene Hopfer, Andrew P. Neilson, Joshua D. Lambert, 2022, Nutrition Reports International

Cocoa And Cocoa Polyphenol Fractions Fails To Improve Colitis In Dextran Sulfate Sodium-Treated Mice

Daphne K. Weikart, Joshua Lambert, 2022, FASEB Journal

Ryan Sebring, Sjoerd Duiker, R Berghage, John Regan, J Lambert, Ray Bryant, 2022, Applied Sciences (Switzerland) on p. 1585

Comparative effects of vacuum or conventional frying on the polyphenol chemistry and in vitro colon cancer stem cell inhibitory activity of purple-flesh potatoes

Lauriel Stewart, Vijaya Varma Indukuri, Venkata Charepalli, Benjamin J. Chrisfield, Ramaswamy C. Anantheswaran, Joshua D. Lambert, Jairam K.P. Vanamala, 2022, Journal of Food Science

Dietary cocoa ameliorates non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and increases markers of antioxidant response and mitochondrial biogenesis in high fat-fed mice

Mingyao Sun, Yeyi Gu, Shannon L. Glisan, Joshua D. Lambert, 2021, Nutrition Reports International

Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry Special Issue: Polyphenols, obesity, and cardiometabolic health

Richard S. Bruno, Andrew P. Neilson, Joshua D. Lambert, Naima Moustaid-Moussa, 2021, Nutrition Reports International

Grady H. Zuiderveen, Eric P. Burkhart, Joshua D. Lambert, 2021, Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science on p. 242-243

Duckweed protein supports the growth and organ development of mice: A feeding study comparison to conventional casein protein

Benjamin Roman, R. A. Brennan, J. D. Lambert, R Brennan, 2021, Journal of Food Science on p. 1097-1104

James C. Glasbey, Dmitri Nepogodiev, Joana F.F. Simoes, Omar Omar, Elizabeth Li, Mary L. Venn, Mohammad K.Abou Chaar, Vita Capizzi, Daoud Chaudhry, Anant Desai, Jonathan G. Edwards, Jonathan P. Evans, Marco Fiore, Jose Flavio Videria, Samuel J. Ford, Ian Ganly, Ewen A. Griffiths, Rohan R. Gujjuri, Angelos G. Kolias, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, Ana Minaya-Bravo, Siobhan C. McKay, Helen M. Mohan, Keith J. Roberts, Carlos San Miguel-Méndez, Peter Pockney, Richard Shaw, Neil J. Smart, Grant D. Stewart, Sudha Sundar, Raghavan Vidya, Aneel A. Bhangu, C. Allemand, L. Boccalatte, M. Figari, M. Lamm, J. Larrañaga, C. Marchitelli, F. Noll, D. Odetto, M. Perrotta, J. Saadi, L. Zamora, C. Alurralde, E. L. Caram, D. Eskinazi, J. P. Mendoza, M. Usandivaras, R. Badra, A. Esteban, 2021, Journal of Clinical Oncology on p. 66-78

Most-Cited Papers

James C. Glasbey, Dmitri Nepogodiev, Joana F.F. Simoes, Omar Omar, Elizabeth Li, Mary L. Venn, Mohammad K.Abou Chaar, Vita Capizzi, Daoud Chaudhry, Anant Desai, Jonathan G. Edwards, Jonathan P. Evans, Marco Fiore, Jose Flavio Videria, Samuel J. Ford, Ian Ganly, Ewen A. Griffiths, Rohan R. Gujjuri, Angelos G. Kolias, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, Ana Minaya-Bravo, Siobhan C. McKay, Helen M. Mohan, Keith J. Roberts, Carlos San Miguel-Méndez, Peter Pockney, Richard Shaw, Neil J. Smart, Grant D. Stewart, Sudha Sundar, Raghavan Vidya, Aneel A. Bhangu, C. Allemand, L. Boccalatte, M. Figari, M. Lamm, J. Larrañaga, C. Marchitelli, F. Noll, D. Odetto, M. Perrotta, J. Saadi, L. Zamora, C. Alurralde, E. L. Caram, D. Eskinazi, J. P. Mendoza, M. Usandivaras, R. Badra, A. Esteban, 2021, Journal of Clinical Oncology on p. 66-78

Sarah C. Forester, Yeyi Gu, Joshua D. Lambert, 2012, Die Nahrung on p. 1647-1654

Avocado (Persea americana) seed as a source of bioactive phytochemicals

Deepti Dabas, Rachel M. Shegog, Gregory R. Ziegler, Joshua D. Lambert, 2013, Current Pharmaceutical Design on p. 6133-6140

Kimberly A. Grove, Sudathip Sae-Tan, Mary J. Kennett, Joshua D. Lambert, 2012, Obesity on p. 2311-2313

Yeyi Gu, Shan Yu, Joshua D. Lambert, 2014, Zeitschrift fur Ernahrungswissenschaft on p. 149-158

Jacqueline A. Vernarelli, Joshua D. Lambert, 2013, Zeitschrift fur Ernahrungswissenschaft on p. 1039-1048

The role of the mitochondrial oxidative stress in the cytotoxic effects of the green tea catechin, (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate, in oral cells

Ling Tao, Sarah C. Forester, Joshua D. Lambert, 2014, Die Nahrung on p. 665-676

Yeyi Gu, Shan Yu, Jong Yung Park, Kevin Harvatine, Joshua D. Lambert, 2014, Nutrition Reports International on p. 439-445

Shannon L. Glisan, Kimberly A. Grove, Neela H. Yennawar, Joshua D. Lambert, 2017, Food Chemistry on p. 296-300

Does tea prevent cancer? Evidence from laboratory and human intervention studies

Joshua D. Lambert, 2013, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1667S-1675S

News Articles Featuring Joshua Lambert

Ramped up: Higher demand for wild leeks has foragers overeager, threatens plant

Early spring enthusiasm for ramps — also known as wild leeks — may be causing lower plant yields and threatening communities of the forest herb, according to Penn State researchers.

Stock up on this 1 fruit if you're trying to lose weight

The delicious and juicy ruby red strawberry is more than just a fruit to cover with chocolate as a treat. In fact, strawberries are small nutritional powerhouses.

There Is a Lot of Fungus Among Us

Coffee for immune support. Supplements for inflammation. And psychedelics promising relief from serious ailments. Mushrooms are everywhere, and investors are paying attention.

These fruits and vegetables contain the most pesticides, ‘Dirty Dozen’ report finds

Many consumers know it's a good idea to incorporate plenty of fruits and veggies into their diets, but these days, the popularity of organic foods has made many shoppers wary of conventionally-grown produce with pesticides.

Discovery of chemical clue may lead to solving cacao's black pod rot mystery

The finding of relatively high levels of the antimicrobial compound clovamide in the leaves of a disease-resistant strain of cacao has significant implications for breeding trees that can tolerate black pod rot, according to Penn State researchers who conducted a novel study.

Research team to study food resilience in the face of catastrophic global events

An interdisciplinary team of Penn State professors has received $3 million from Open Philanthropy to study food resilience in the face of potentially catastrophic global events.

An Avocado a Day Could Lower “Bad” Cholesterol, Says New Study

Most of us don’t need much of an excuse to include more avocados in our diet. Whether it’s morning avocado toast or party-ready guacamole, avocados are a lusciously creamy addition to our meals and snacks. But what if their benefits could go well beyond taste?

An Avocado A Day May Keep Bad Cholesterol At Bay

They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but a new study from Penn State found an avocado a day can keep your cholesterol at bay.

An avocado a day keeps the heart doctor (and cholesterol) away

Does your mouth water at the idea of creamy avocado on a slice of toast? According to new research from Penn State, one avocado a day may help lower so-called “bad” cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.

One avocado a day helps lower 'bad' cholesterol for heart healthy benefits

Move over, apples — new research from Penn State suggests that eating one avocado a day may help keep “bad cholesterol” at bay. According to the researchers, bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and small, dense LDL particles.