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

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Protein Supplements

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SEE ALSO 1)Student research poster determining best protein supplements and how much helps [not yet on line]
2)Excess protein supplementation increases cancer risk
Taken from this web site: http://www.gssiweb.com/reflib/refs/602/SSE_87.cfm?pid=38
DIETARY PROTEIN, AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTS, AND RECOVERY FROM EXERCISE – […] Read more »

What is a Mineral?

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What is a mineral?
“Mineral” is the term used for inorganic atoms, that is atoms not bonded directly to carbon, which are necessary in the diet. Usually minerals are found in oxidized forms, like calcium carbonate, […] Read more »

Superfoods

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Superfoods
Many articles are appearing now describing items one can eat that are excellent for your health. This makes sense to know some of the items which one can eat without […] Read more »

Metal Chelation Therapy

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Metal Chelation Therapy
There are many chelation products on the market, and Nutrition Investigator is not aware of any professional literature indicating any of them are useful. However, below are some notes on specific prescription products that might be useful if appropriate for your condition.

Other Products Called Vitamins

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Other products called vitamins
The 10th edition of the Recommended Daily Allowances (National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1989, Chapter 12) describes “other substances in food” besides those […] Read more »

Stay Well Formula – (taken at first sign of a cold)

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FORMULATION – STAY WELL WITH REFERENCES Here is the evidence for our Stay Well Formulation, which is designed for adults experiencing symptoms of cold, flu, fatigue, stress, to help reduce the likelihood of becoming ill, to reduce the symptoms and duration if you are becoming ill. After investigating medical and scientific reports as well as […] Read more »

Olive Oil Is Great!

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OLIVE OIL IS GREAT!
Olive oil – 40% of calories in Greece are from fat, yet Greeks have a much lower incidence of heart disease! One factor is that olive […] Read more »

Compositions Of Fish Oil, Flax Seed Oil & Olive Oil

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Comparison of fish oil, flaxseed oil, and olive oil
(% of total fatty acids)

Fatty acid
fish oil
flaxseed oil
olive oil

Total saturated

2.6

9.2

14.2

Monounsaturated

9.4

16

79.5

EPA (C20)

32.2

0

0

DHA (C22)

31.2

0

0

Total omega-3

75.1

58.8

0.5

Description of fats

Are There Other Risks To High Doses Of Fish Oil?

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Fish Oil Hazard and Hazard to Fish from eating them
Although fish oil has many virtues, it has been pointed out that like everything, too much may be hazardous. In Am. J. Clinical Nutrition 2001 73: 539-548, it was found that subjects containing high levels of fishoils, 9 capusles per day for 12 weeks, had […] Read more »

Fish Oil – What About The Mercury?

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Subject: no methyl mercury in most fishoil
Fish oil supplements are worthwhile for most people as they get older. I currently take tablets 3 times per week. Dr. Walter Willett raised concern that they may contain […] Read more »

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