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

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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.
HEADLINES:
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 »

J Nutrition July, 2015

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Highlight-Get exercise, protein, perhaps citrulline and BCAAs to maintain muscles as you age ……For everyone:Evidence to support joining the Teaberry Trial – Supplementation with Quercetin (from blueberries) and epicatechin (from green tea) have cardio benefits and reduce inflammation – For information on joining our teaberry study, click here; 5 components (diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors, smoking, social support […] Read more »

AJCN July 2015

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If you are interested in the details of any of these results, like how to slow your rate of cognitive decline by 50%, please read the summaries below.
Everyone: Switching from saturated fats to unsaturated oils benefitted blood pressure and lipid biomarkers ; Higher alcohol intake decreases coronary artery disease but not mortality; Beneficial vitamin K comes partly from gut microbiome – […] Read more »

AJCN Apr 2015

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Happy Spring. To see longer explanations of these discoveries, look after these headlines:
Eat all the eggs you want;  Greater dairy intake, esp. fermented and low fat products, improves aids chronic disease prevention ;Older men with muscles are 36% less likely to die from 65 to age 80 ; One serving of nuts a day decreased mortality by 27% ;Meat, […] Read more »

J Nutrition August, 2014 from nutrition investigator Roc

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Headlines! Read summaries after them.
1. Fish oil lowers blood pressure, probably mediated by decreasing serum TGs and BMI. 2. High protein diet helps weight loss3. Sugar-sweetened beverages produce fat bellies 4. Curcumin protects liver and mitochondria – [Roc comment – I have it daily on soup, with cayenne also] 5. Depressed women do eat more energy-dense snacks 6. High fat diet causes chronic inflammation – […] Read more »

AJCN Mar 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Great nutrition reminders for spring. Details after headlines.
Good news! 15. American diets have improved since 2003
What to eat: 9. Chronic peanut consumption has great health benefits 1. Probiotics have great benefit 4. Eating olive oil instead of butter reduces LDL and body fat 7. Polyphenols and fish oils reduce oxidative stress and serum triglycerides 3. More vitamin D, more calcium absorbed 2. AfroAmericans need 2000IU of vitamin […] Read more »

J Nutrition Sep, 2013 and more

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Alert: The FDA is now tracking harmful side effects from drugs and other health products. Report side effects or complaints here please.
In praise of exercise: “It’s never to late to start exercising for brain health!” From Science 341:856 (23 Aug 2013) – Obesity has increased worldwide; Importantly, the mortality rate was lowered by increased physical activity […] Read more »

AJCN May 2013 from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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Happiness is precious for health. Classes are over for me until August! Read the details of April’s AJCN articles after these headlines:
PREVENT CANCER: 1. Guidelines to prevent risk of death from cancer – 6 recommendations for men [regarding body fatness, physical activity, foods and drinks that promote weight gain, plant foods, animal foods, and alcoholic drinks and […] Read more »

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