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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 »

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 »

A Memorial Day Feast: Complete notes to the 2013 Linus Pauling Institute meetings

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Here are my complete unedited notes from the Linus Pauling Institute meetings in Corvallis, OR on 15-18 August.  I will post an edited version when I have time, but if you want to read all of the exciting details of where I find the best guidance for optimal health, this is a feast for Memorial […] Read more »

Sept J Nutrition 2012 and caloric restriction and psych and…

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See key ideas here, summaries  and links to articles further down.
3 FEATURES: 1. Why I send the Nutrition Newsletters – ” There is no shortage of topics where policy-makers or other members of the public seem to persistently misunderstand, misrepresent, or disregard the underlying science: climate change, genetically modified foods, vaccines, or evolution, among others. […] Read more »

Final advice from my nutrition class

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Sorry my newsletter reviews are late this month.  I am busy finishing grading.  But here’s something I want to share.
At the end of the semester, I asked students in my college science-based nutrition course to select and discuss the five most important things they plan to tell their parents and/or friends that they have learned […] Read more »

New York Times story on controversy in nutrition

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This was written in 2002, but it gives excellent insight into the controversial nature of nutrition research.  It was sent by a former student, I took the time to read it, and it has worthwhile insights into the Atkin’s diet, and many people and processes of nutrition.
An excellent older review from the New York Times […] Read more »

HOW AND WHY NUTRITION INVESTIGATOR EXISTS

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I was elected around 1998 to the top research society devoted to understanding human nutrition. The ASN publishes two journals monthly containing peer-reviewed research articles describing the latest discoveries in nutrition. These two journals are the top publications on earth about nutrition research. I read each issue, select the most exciting articles relevant to practical […] Read more »

The Revolution In Nutrition Knowledge

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Nutrition Investigator Site Disclaimer

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Nutrition Investigator Site Disclaimer from Roc
Welcome to Nutrition Investigator. I am pleased to share with you what I have learned from the scientific lierature, students, colleagues, and my research experience during my career. Please read the disclaimer below that explains laws that apply because I have a Ph.D. rather than an M.D. The best way […] Read more »

History of Nutrition Investigator

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