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

Archive for the ‘Sports nutrition issues’ Category

J Nutrition June, 2015

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New stuff: Gluten may cause inflammation in everyone, not just those with Celiac’s ; Protein ingestion (28g) before sleep increases muscle growth and strength ; Cranberry juice lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes
Bowels: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)7 in humans includes ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn disease, Yogurt reduces gut inflammation and aids barrier integrity ; To keep your bowels happy, eat cheese, [...] Read more »

AJCN June 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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It requires difficult choices, which articles and how much to include in notes below. If you are at all interested in the details of any of these results, like how to have a successful high protein diet to lose weight, please read the summaries after these notes:
BAD: Saturated fat; Red meat consumption; added sugars in the diet like [...] Read more »

J Nutrition May, 2015

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A calorie how much heat food produces when burned in a calorimeter. It has little relevance to how it affects the human body! Sugar intake accelerates sarcopenia (loss of skeletal muscle). Food, like hormones, and far beyond simple nutrition, controls how your body functions - Figure 1 shows how nutrients control gene expression. 25(OH)Vitamin D3 increases breast muscle protein synthesis [...] 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 »

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 »

J Nutrition Sept, 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Please note my clinical trial to explore how blueberries and green tea may reduce the rate on chronic aging will be announced soon. Many are already on the list to be informed. Send an email to ordman@beloit.edu SUBJ: blueberry trial to be added the list.
Please read some simple reminders to a healthier life: 1. Egg yolk [...] Read more »

AJCN Sept 2014 from Roc Happy Labor Day

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Enjoy weekends and benefits to workers brought thanks to labor unions. See summaries and links to abstracts after alerts and reminders:
Alerts: Hazards of added sugars – Many articles- High fructose corn syrup produces excessive energy intake producing fatty liver damage; Soda consumption increases hip fracture risk 14%; Sweetened soda consumption increases rheumatoid arthritis risk 63%; Hazard of too many [...] Read more »

A ton of extra notes worth sharing from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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With no classes to prepare, I can finally clear out all of the old notes that I felt were important to share. I shall try to organize brief key words below, but hope you have time to peruse the much longer details after key words.
1. Keep active frequently. Compelling data indicates that an hour at [...] Read more »

J Nutrition June, 2014

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Quick thoughts to remind you to be conscious of what you put in your body. Read details after headlines.
HEADLINES: Improved Dietary patterns: 1.Dietary pattern is key to long term health - The evidence base for dietary guidance has traditionally relied on research examining the relation between individual components of diet—nutrients, foods—and various health outcomes. Evidence is [...] Read more »

vegan athlete diet

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Sent by a reader:
My name is Missi and I am writing because of an article I recently wrote. A friend asked me if it was possible to be a vegan and a top athlete. When people imagine the diet of a top level sports star they imagine lots of carbs and lots of protein, but [...] Read more »

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