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

Archive for the ‘Sports nutrition issues’ Category

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 »

Student Advice to Parents and Wiki writing from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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My class has edited many wiki pages related to nutrition, from DHA to wheatgrass,  nutrition for public schools to protein supplements for athletes.  See the list with links here:
And here is the final writing of my nutrition course students, who decided the most important nutrition advice to give their parents:
1. Sing and dance every day.
2. [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Aug 2013

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HEADLINES - See summaries after headlines.
Unusual items this month!
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH - Nutrition research priorities to increase healthy life span - high priority areas: 1) variability in individual responses to diet and foods; 2) healthy growth, development, and reproduction; 3) health maintenance; 4) medical management; 5) nutrition-related behaviors; and 6) food supply/environment.
Coffee and tea consumption lowers mortality during 11 years after age 68
Fish [...] Read more »

AJCN July 2013 from Roc fighting for independence from chronic disease

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Headlines - See this, longer synopses, and active links at SUMMARIES below. Be conscious you are putting loving kindness into your body.
1. Highlight: Rapid aging rescue? A delightful photo of an aged mouse turned youthful again. “If there is reduced expression of ICMT as well in these mice, many aspects of aging are reversed.” Science 14 June 2013 pg [...] Read more »

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