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

Archive for the ‘Food and beverages’ Category

Special Science issue “Diet and Health” from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The 16 Nov Science is a prize, Special Issue “Diet and Health”! I have to share a few bits:
pg 736-Reprogrammed cells could tackle brain damage – in mice they can turn astrocytes into neurons to repair stroke damage, perhaps Parkinsons and Alzheimers
pg 765 Current controversies (NUTRITION Questions we do not know the answers to!): 1. […] Read more »

Nov 2018 Nutrition long notes from Roc

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See index of postings here.
 
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 »

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 »

AJCN Sept 2015

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Happy autumn! If you are interested in the details of these results, please read below these headlines.
HEADLINES:
EVERYONE
Skipping breakfast should be enough to reduce the rate of gain in weight. Consumption of whole-grain diets lowers LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol, but not HDL cholesterol. Diets with cheese and meat as primary sources of SFAs cause higher HDL cholesterol. Lean-seafood intake (vs. […] 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 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 »

AJCN May 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Happy Summer from up north. I just saw/ate snake fruit, dragon fruit, jack fruit and more in Indonesia. Wow!
…Lower your diabetes risk Higher egg consumption lowers risk for diabetes; people who eat the most whole grains have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes; High fat dairy reduces diabetes risk; meat intake increases the risk. …Lower your […] Read more »

J Nutrition May, 2015

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A calorie how much heat food produces when burned in a calorimeter. It has little relevance to how it affects the human body! Sugar intake accelerates sarcopenia (loss of skeletal muscle). Food, like hormones, and far beyond simple nutrition, controls how your body functions – Figure 1 shows how nutrients control gene expression. 25(OH)Vitamin D3 increases breast muscle protein synthesis […] Read more »

AJCN Apr 2015

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Happy Spring. To see longer explanations of these discoveries, look after these headlines:
Eat all the eggs you want;  Greater dairy intake, esp. fermented and low fat products, improves aids chronic disease prevention ;Older men with muscles are 36% less likely to die from 65 to age 80 ; One serving of nuts a day decreased mortality by 27% ;Meat, […] Read more »

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