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Special Science issue “Diet and Health” from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The 16 Nov Science is a prize, Special Issue “Diet and Health”! I have to share a few bits:
pg 736-Reprogrammed cells could tackle brain damage – in mice they can turn astrocytes into neurons to repair stroke damage, perhaps Parkinsons and Alzheimers
pg 765 Current controversies (NUTRITION Questions we do not know the answers to!): 1. […] Read more »

August Reading Notes

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Here are answers to readers’ questions, and notes from other readings related to nutrition, aging, and brains. Read longer explanations here.
In July, I met with the Meydanis, former and current Director of the Tufts USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. From their newsletter: Healthy food intake increased in all countries globally, but not as much […] 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 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 »

Recent healthspan articles from Science

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Science magazine is one of the most reliable sources of new research discoveries in all fields. See longer notes after headlines.  Headlines : 1. Science 343:1182  WHO proposes halving recommended sugar intake from less than 10% of total Calories to less than 5%, about 25g per day. 2. Science 343:580 African Americans have a three to […] 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 »

AJCN May 2014

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Sorry I have been sending fewer summaries the past two months. I become an emeritus professor May 18th, and celebrate my transition with a campus singing event “Celebrate Wonderful Friends while Roc goes Rolling Home”, 2 songs I teach my classes, on May 8th. My best friend produced a song book titled “Leaving Beloit, Hello […] 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 »

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 »

Apr AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS follow these one line summaries. Links are to abstracts in peer-reviewed journal.
IMMEDIATE ACTION – 10. Human skeletal muscle needs much more vitamin C than leukocytes. So getting 500 mg twice a day may be much better than just 200 mg daily. 6. Eating consciously reduces overeating. – Evidence indicates that attentive eating provides a novel approach to aid weight loss […] Read more »

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