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

Archive for the ‘Male’ Category

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

AJCN July 2012

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Read the details after the headlines:
HEADLINES: FOR ALL: 1. People who consume two daily tablespoons of olive oil reduce mortality 26% and heart disease 44% compared to those getting less. 2. Rules to dramatically reduce cancer risk: a. be lean; b. be physically active; c. limit energy dense food intake; d. eat mostly plants; e. […] Read more »

American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Mar, 2012

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and active links at www.nutritioninvestigator.org. Sorry this is so long. Be conscious you are putting loving kindess into your body.
THE GOOD: 1. The best dietary choice is drinking green tea! 5 cups of green tea daily are even better than 4. 2. Eating dark chocolate or cocoa is great […] Read more »

February AJCN, Exercise and Education

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American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Feb, 2012– A special welcome to my nutrition class updating articles on wikipedia. Read the Feb AJCN summaries after these 14 headlines. From Science 20 Jan 2012
1. Why exercise is close to the fountain of youth – Exercise has many benefits, but the mechanisms behind them remain murky. Because autophagy’s […] Read more »

Roc finds study that High Vitamin C Intake reduces stroke risk about 50%

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I am preparing a research poster about the latest findings about vitamin C (ascorbic acid, AA). I have found many peer-reviewed artcles in recent times. Because they are so interesting, I decided to send this short summary. Please read below for discoveries like that AA can reduce your risk of stroke by 50%!
Linus Pauling advocated […] Read more »

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