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

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Moved to new site

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Nutrtion notes are all posted here now:
http://www.nutritioninvestigator.org/Nutrition/indices/isub.htm
To continue receiving my nutrition newsletter, email ordman@beloit.edu
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Poor diet and red meat cause more cancer than smoking

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I have just posted another nutrition investigator newsletter about recent peer-reviewed research.  The latest email is at http://www.nutritioninvestigator.org/Nutrition/amls15/151118jnutr.htm.
Did you know diet causes more cancer than smoking?  See the latest notes.  I no longer use this blog for nutrition newsletters.  To receive them directly, please send an email to ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJECT: newsletter.  I will then add you to [...] Read more »

Nutrition Newsletter Distribution reminder

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I have just posted another nutrition investigator newsletter about recent peer-reviewed research.  The latest email is linked here.  I no longer use this blog for nutrition newsletters.  To receive them directly, please send an email to ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJECT: newsletter.  I will then add you to the distribution list. Thanks, Roc

Oct notes from nutrition investigator

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To get notes mailed directly, please email ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJ: newsletter
To read October notes normally posted here, go to
http://www.nutritioninvestigator.org/Nutrition/amls15/151028notes.htm
To read longer notes, go to
http://www.nutritioninvestigator.org/Nutrition/amls15/151028notes.htm
Enjoy the new site, easy to search with the search command in the upper left of those pages, and by going to the index of the entire site here:
http://www.nutritioninvestigator.org/Ordman/
 

A New Setup at Nutrition Investigator

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I have retired from teaching at Beloit College after 37 years, and am in the process of moving my web files from their server to this one.  Now this site will function more as a blog, where I can just share thoughts.
All of my college files, including my Nutrition site, courses, nutrition posters, and readings, [...] Read more »

AJCN Oct 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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To read longer summaries of the headlines below, please read further down the page.
FOR STAYING HEALTHY- 30g of milk vs. beef protein intake have identical effects on building muscles after exercise….Keeping hydrated reduces oxidative stress. ….Fiber intake reduced risks of incident colorectal adenoma and distal colon cancer 24% in the highest tertile. ….Dietary factors can affect telomere [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Oct, 2015

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Recall last newsletter reported on Metformin as a potential lifespan extension drug.  I have added an essay about my reading about it here.  To read longer summaries of the headlines below, please read after these headlines.
GOOD…Dietary cocoa is an important source of flavonoids and is associated with favorable cardiovascular disease effects; Dietary whey and casein proteins decrease food intake [...] Read more »

First major trial of cheap medicine to extend our healthspan

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And the J Nutrition Sept, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator
Please read the longer summaries after these headlines
FIRST TRIAL TO SLOW AGING - Metformin could add more than 2 yrs to healthspan, saving $7.1 Trillion in the US over 50 years. SOY VS DAIRY Recent evidence suggests that the ingestion of the plant-based proteins in soy and wheat [...] Read more »

AJCN Sept 2015

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Happy autumn! If you are interested in the details of these results, please read below these headlines.
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EVERYONE
Skipping breakfast should be enough to reduce the rate of gain in weight. Consumption of whole-grain diets lowers LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol, but not HDL cholesterol. Diets with cheese and meat as primary sources of SFAs cause higher HDL cholesterol. Lean-seafood intake (vs. [...] Read more »

Notes from the Linus Pauling Institute meeting, Sept 9-12, 2015

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Note these notes are not the responsibility of these experts.
VITAMIN E SESSION
From Maret Traber, Vitamin E [VE] and the Brain
VE is essential during the first 20 days of pregnancy! VE level is proportional to infant brain size.  VE deficiency may cause autism. For brain health, B vitamins, C, D, E, and fish oil are esp. [...] Read more »

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