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

Archive for the ‘Minerals’ Category

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 Feb, 2015 from Roc Nutr Investigator

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Wonderful research in February! Inspired me to start participation in the teaberry trials. See summaries after headlines.
Headlines: A calorie is not a calorie – More evidence you are eating signals to metabolism, not just food. Whole Grains also alter your microbiomepreventing weight gain; Eating grapes builds strong bones – [Roc note: I try to eat a bunch every day!]; Whey protein supplementation […] 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 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 »

AAJCN Supplement – Vegetarian Diet Benefits from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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Five years of research highlighting wonderful reasons to eat nuts, yogurt, fruits, and vegetables, for both health and our planet! My full summary covers 25 important issues, but worth the read after the headlines:
HEADLINES: 1. Preface – The 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, held every 5 years, was held in 2013. There has been a steady […] Read more »

AJCN Nov 2013

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RESEARCH HEADLINES – See longer synopses after headlines.
Vitamin C reduces risk of gastric cancer – 500mg vitamin C twice a day raises vitamin C level to 80-μmol/L, reducing risk 56%. A good diet also strengthens your bones – Dietary guidelines for CVD risk reduction may also benefit bone health. Full article including all American Heart Association diet recommendations. Blueberry flavanoids improve […] Read more »

J Nutrtion July 2013 from Roc working for independence from chronic disease

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HEADLINES – See summaries after these headlines
SCIENCE POLICY: Rush Holt is a teacher, scientist and a true progressive. No one will fight harder for progressive policies in the US Senate. Watch the video at www.RushHolt.com/WithRush  Please support his campaign at http://action.rushholt.com/page/signup/join?source=GTSPNAT.
EVERYONE: Sesame seed increases vitamin E and K levels
PREGNANT: Garlic, onions, other alliums and dried fruit reduce infection and pre-term delivery
PARENTS: Complementary […] 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 »

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 »

American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Nov, 2012

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and active links further down this page.
1. Treatment of obesity BMI >40 or 100 pounds overweight. A reasonable target is 10% of baseline weight per person.
2. Sugar intake, esp. fructose, has risen from 20 pounds to 160 lbs/person/year.
3. Our data refute the existence of a healthy obese phenotype.
4. “Saving […] Read more »

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