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

Archive for the ‘Nutraceuticals’ Category

Nov 2018 Nutrition long notes from Roc

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Living to 200 and beyond.  (TY WIN & I24 News) Israeli biotech Cellect is developing stem cell technology that may extend individual human life far beyond what currently can be conceived.
 
The daily aspirin study should be interpreted with caution! – In a 5 yr study of 20,000 over 65 in the US and […] Read more »

AREDS vitamin supplement

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If you are an older adult (age 30+) or have a history of macular degeneration in your family, this supplement is worth discussing with your doctor. I take one daily, as it is safe and has great likely benefits, plus providing my morning dose of vitamin C, and giving enough vitamin E to make vaccinations […] Read more »

Consumer Report notes on Natural Cures from Roc Nutritional Investigator

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$1.3 billion spent on homeopathic medicines in 2017, but they do not work beyond placebo effect.
Americans spent $42 billion in 2017 on dietary supplements.
29% of Americans using alternative medicines did so on a doctor’s advice.
Cancer patients on alternative therapies were twice as likely to die.
Berries act as anti-inflammatories. Meditation, Tai chi, and yoga all help […] Read more »

Juvenon

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UPDATE 2018: Juvenon is based on the discovery of Dr. Bruce Ames, a US Medal of Science winner and dear friend.  When he fed Juvenon to old rats, they were rejuvenated.  Instead of being tired and stupid, they began running on the wheel and finding their way through mazes like youngsters. Here is a link […] Read more »

J Nutrition Oct, 2015

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Recall last newsletter reported on Metformin as a potential lifespan extension drug.  I have added an essay about my reading about it here.  To read longer summaries of the headlines below, please read after these headlines.
GOOD…Dietary cocoa is an important source of flavonoids and is associated with favorable cardiovascular disease effects; Dietary whey and casein proteins decrease food intake […] 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 »

AJCN Aug 2015

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Yoga, meditation, and exercise are great nutrition! See longer summaries of these headlines after the headlines.
Vitamin C reduces the risk of head and neck cancer, the seventh most-common type of cancer worldwide; Olive oil lowers the risk of diabetes; Eating sweet and starchy food increases the risk of depression; Phosphate intake (like soda pop) is […] 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 »

J Nutrition Apr, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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To see longer explanations of these discoveries, look after the headlines:
HEADLINES: In just 6 months, a healthier diet can change DNA methylation to reduce cancer risk Here are some easy steps to that healthier diet: 1) Vegetables decrease about 30%, meat increases about 30% risk of dying from a stroke 2) Dark fruits and veggies have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and […] Read more »

AJCN Mar 2015

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Happy Spring holidays. A few links at published journals will state you need to pay, but you can read all abstracts for free by going to the table of contents and holding the cursor over the abstract you wish to read. See my summaries here below these headlines.
Headlines I. Good things – Even modest activity […] Read more »

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