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

AJCN Mar 2015
 

AJCN Mar 2015

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Happy Spring holidays. A few links at published journals will state you need to pay, but you can read all abstracts for free by going to the table of contents and holding the cursor over the abstract you wish to read. See my summaries here below these headlines.
Headlines I. Good things – Even modest activity [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Mar, 2015 from Roc Nutr Investigator

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Happy Spring to those up north! See the full summaries with many great bits of information after these headlines:
Many articles on the pathogenic effects of sugars and artificial sweeteners to people and offspring -e.g. Compared to table sugar, HFCS reduces survival and fitness of offspring; Celery and parsnips also reduce risk of cancer; Food insecurity is associated with [...] Read more »

Scientific Am Issue: Secrets of Staying Young

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While I do not completely agree, this link may be of interest:
Scientific American Issue: Secrets of Staying Young

Colonscopy thoughts for mature people

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I had a colonoscopy when I turned 50, a horrible ordeal.  About 3 years ago, I heard on NPR that traditional colonoscopies (COL)  like that were no longer worth doing.  They reported that 50% of COL give false positive results, requiring followup surgery for polyps that are not cancerous, and 50% of COL miss polyps [...] Read more »

Roc’s reading notes for Feb, 2015

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I have been reading some exciting articles, and rearranging my website archives. See full comments on links below
Headlines: Roc’s index on human aging - how to slow the damage associated with aging; Roc’s index of my original research; Roc’s index of readings - These are articles I treasure, like How useful it is for old and young to produce music; Exercise probably [...] Read more »

Reader’s question on LA/ALA anxiety study

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READERS QUESTION about Eating more fishoil reduces anxiety;: Are they fairly high amounts of la and ala in the pig oil trial?

ROC’s response: If you follow the links on all articles in the headlines or summaries, it takes you to the free abstracts, which has details like you requested.  The amounts are quite high – 1.3g/kg body [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Feb, 2015 from Roc Nutr Investigator

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Wonderful research in February! Inspired me to start participation in the teaberry trials. See summaries after headlines.
Headlines: A calorie is not a calorie - More evidence you are eating signals to metabolism, not just food. Whole Grains also alter your microbiomepreventing weight gain; Eating grapes builds strong bones - [Roc note: I try to eat a bunch every day!]; Whey protein supplementation [...] Read more »

AJCN Feb 2015

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Please read longer summaries after these headlines.
Mature adults need 2g leucine after exercise to maintain muscles; Whole wheat consumption reduces inflammation; Aerated drinks increase gastric volume and reduce appetite; Excess weight gain when pregnant makes baby fat; Breastfeeding increases baby’s brain power;Visceral adiposity is negatively associated with bone density and muscle attenuation; Fish intake reduces risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [...] Read more »

Roc’s reading notes for Jan, 2015

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Now tweeting at @RocOrdman.  Below are headlines on other articles of interest I have read. Please see full notes by clicking here. It is a lot to read, but I have friends, who have saved the 10 minutes it takes to read these notes, who are now getting cancer and heart attacks and Alzheimer’s. Please give [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Jan, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Read summaries after these headlines: 9.3% of Americans have diabetes. A symposium to reduce your risk - Refined sugars and grains contribute to diabetes risk;Protein reduces diabetes risk; Low carb, higher fat diet reduces diabetes risk; Bigger muscles - Vegetables (PUFAs) provide bigger and stronger muscles; Arachidonic acid makes them smaller; Women over 65 need about 1g protein/kg body weight/day; Dietary fiber in [...] Read more »

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