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

Archive for the ‘General Diet Topics’ Category

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 »

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 »

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 »

J Nutrition June, 2014

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Quick thoughts to remind you to be conscious of what you put in your body. Read details after headlines.
HEADLINES: Improved Dietary patterns: 1.Dietary pattern is key to long term health – The evidence base for dietary guidance has traditionally relied on research examining the relation between individual components of diet—nutrients, foods—and various health outcomes. Evidence is […] Read more »

Almost a MOOC about nutrition

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With all of the interest currently in MOOCs (online classes), you might be interested in the online class I developed a few years back, and the actual nutrition course which I teach that is entirely based on line.  Here is the link:

Sept J Nutrition 2012 and caloric restriction and psych and…

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See key ideas here, summaries  and links to articles further down.
3 FEATURES: 1. Why I send the Nutrition Newsletters – ” There is no shortage of topics where policy-makers or other members of the public seem to persistently misunderstand, misrepresent, or disregard the underlying science: climate change, genetically modified foods, vaccines, or evolution, among others. […] Read more »

AJCN Nov, 2011

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  Read the summaries after these headlines. Here are the headlines.

GOOD THINGS: 1. Get the D and Dairy – 1000 mg daily Calcium is helpful for prevention of weight gain, cardiovascular disease, and cancer (It’s worth going to the link for summary of this) 2. n−3 PUFAs are beneficial to fight cancer, recover from surgery, […] Read more »

J Nutr, Sep 2011 and more

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HIGHLIGHT: Exciting environment in your life turns white fat cells to brown fat – read this thrilling discovery to see why you must keep new adventures in your life to stay thin. If this link does not work, go to http://chemistry.beloit.edu/Ordman/nutrition/aln/1109jnutr.htm
1. High protein/dairy, exercise, and low calories to lose fat weight […] Read more »

August J. Nutrition – 8 easy steps

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See details after these headlines: 1. 34.5% are severely deficient in vitamin D, a risk factor for cancer and cardiovascular, metabolic, infectious, and autoimmune diseases as well as bone weakness. Most of us need 2,000 IU daily supplements.
2. AFTER developing chronic disease, Americans pay better attention to what they eat – It is a tragic […] Read more »

Answer to readers – Trade off of yogurt and No Fours Diet

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In answer to many readers questions about recent studies that show the beene
Many readers have commented on an inconsistency. One cannot consume dairy and follow the No Fours Diet. On the one hand, recent literature supports the value especially of yogurt , for controlling weight and maintaining healthy intestines. On the other hand, all […] Read more »

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