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

Archive for the ‘Nutrient Details’ Category

January 2019 News Notes

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Trying to find
time to write essays, there are so many distractions. See index of all postings here.
Sorry there is so much news I feel it is worthwhile to share. Nor am I editing
it to just headlines.


Update on mechanisms that might be involved in
reducing dementias.

NPR Science
Friday Jan 18 – Weight training is the exercise […] Read more »

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 »

Long notes Oct, 2018

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Treatment for Fibromyalgia
Notes of Reynaud’s Disease
“Vitamin C Twice a Day Enhances Health” 2010 has been viewed 13,356 times.
I have recently discussed with many people that I am tracking my memory, quantitatively over time, as many my age are fearful of memory loss, and having a quantitative record is helpful.  Here is the test I take […] Read more »


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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 »

AJCN Oct 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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To read longer summaries of the headlines below, please read further down the page.
FOR STAYING HEALTHY- 30g of milk vs. beef protein intake have identical effects on building muscles after exercise….Keeping hydrated reduces oxidative stress. ….Fiber intake reduced risks of incident colorectal adenoma and distal colon cancer 24% in the highest tertile. ….Dietary factors can affect telomere […] 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 »

First major trial of cheap medicine to extend our healthspan

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And the J Nutrition Sept, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator
Please read the longer summaries after these headlines
FIRST TRIAL TO SLOW AGING – Metformin could add more than 2 yrs to healthspan, saving $7.1 Trillion in the US over 50 years. SOY VS DAIRY Recent evidence suggests that the ingestion of the plant-based proteins in soy and wheat […] 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.
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 »

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