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The Nutrition InvestigatorThe health and nutrition blog by Dr. Roc Ordman.

AJCN Jan 2014 Vitamins C, D, E, Mg and Whey
 

AJCN Jan 2014 Vitamins C, D, E, Mg and Whey

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I missed this issue a year ago, but it has a lot of good evidence for healthy choices. See summaries below this paragraph; More evidence how particular amino acids in our diet shorten our health span (Consider the theory and invitation to the teaberry study related to this); 60,000 IU vitamin D/mo is associated with lower risk of infection, particularly [...] Read more »

AJCN Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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In the past week I have spoken with people with high blood pressure and kidney stones. Reading these bimonthly headlines and searching my website may provide simple nutritional steps to reduce your suffering. Have heathy Holidays from Roc. Read summaries below the headlines.
HEADLINES: An apple a day could keep the doctor away (free abstract) A small apple every day reduces heart [...] Read more »

J Nutr Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The blueberry/green tea clinical trial is underway. The first volunteers are already providing measurements. To learn how to join, email ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJ: teaberry trial
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Fruit and veggie fiber reduces stroke risk up to 15% among 70,000 Swedes; DHA [fish oil] suppresses peanut and whey allergies; Vitamin D deficiency causes progression of [...] Read more »

Aging brain Reading notes for Nov 2014

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Happy Veteran’s Day. How to preserve your aging brain and more. See details below these Headlines.
I. Great guide to healthy student nutrition 
II. Science special edition on the Aging Brain (31 October 2014) 1. Being bright at age 11 is 50% of whether your brain will age well, rather than exercise, education, diet, body mass index, caffeine [...] Read more »

J Nutr Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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My blueberry/green tea clinical trial is in final testing stage. If your name is not on my list yet, please email ordman@beloit.edu, SUBJECT: trial info please.
Complete notes follow the headlines.
HEADLINES:
Response to reader inquiry: How to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease 1. Branched chain amino acid intake prolongs muscle protein synthesis - Take a 5g BCAA supplement after a [...] Read more »

AJCN Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Research headlines from the November American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  See longer summaries below headlines:
High vitamin D levels (5,000 IU daily supplement) reduce cardiovascular disease, cancer, fractures, and death in 13 year study of 14,641 Brits; Colored vegetables and fruits reduce risk of ovarian cancer ; Western diet (saturated fat) promotes type 2 diabetes; Fish oil protects cardiovascular [...] Read more »

Trick or treat? Policy notes from Roc, Nutrition Investigator

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Please read my full response after this summary: A diligent reader followed the links on my notes sent in October. There I had links to articles that I summarized as  3.Reservatrol benefits the heart 4.  Curcumin improves your energy. He followed the links and read that these were based on non-human studies. “Roc, this is very nice, but [...] Read more »

Reading notes for Oct 2014

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Lots of highlights from additional reading I have done in the past 2 months. See details below headlines. Teaberry trial coming soon – look for announcement in next few weeks.
I. Journal of the American Aging Association, October 2014 1. Exercise improves cognition 2.  Melatonin is anti-inflammatory 3. Reservatrol benefits the heart 4.  Curcumin improves your energy
II. From AARP Oct 2014 [...] Read more »

AJCN Oct 2014

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See summaries and links to abstracts below. Life expectancy hits another record high – 78.8. Help me lengthen your healthspan by joining my blueberry/green tea clinical trial, which will be open for enrollment very soon. If your name is not on my list yet, please RSVP, SUBJECT: trial info please. Many of you have already [...] Read more »

J Nutr Oct 2014

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Happy Halloween month! My blueberry/green tea clinical trial will be open for enrollment soon. If your name is not on my list yet, please RSVP, SUBJECT: trial info please.
1. Vitamin C and antioxidants reduce arterial stiffness reducing risk of many pathologies (so take 500mg vitamin C twice a day); 2. Soy plus fish oil reduce LDL and TriGlycerides even for [...] Read more »

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