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

Archive for ‘May, 2009

Linus Pauling Meeting Notes May, 2009

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Linus Pauling Meeting Notes   May, 2009 About the Linus Pauling Institute
See the entire program with full names and institutions here.
Below after this 2 page summary is my 6 page summary of the conference.
SUMMARY:
WHY SO MANY NEW NUTRITION DISCOVERIES NOW – Omics approach:  These are the technologies for finding the molecules that exist in […] Read more »

International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition

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AJCN 5th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition May, 2009 – SUMMARY – Here’s all the latest word on benefits and awarenesses that are important to vegetarian and vegan diets. Please go to http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/ln/ln09mayajcnvege.htm for explanations of the topics listed below and links to the […] Read more »

AJCN May, 2009

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AJCN May, 2009 – SUMMARY – Read details with links at http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/ln/ln09mayajcn.htm
REDUCE YOUR RISK FOR DISEASE
9. To reduce your risk for heart disease, polyunsaturated fats PUFA are best, then monounsaturates MUFA, worst is saturated fat
2. Fish oil lowers LDL and risk of heart disease. They also reduce ventricular arrhythmias.
4. Vitamin D reduces heart risk
11. Colorectal […] Read more »

J Nutrition February, 2009

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SUMMARY – See longer synopses and links after summary.
Just two key findings to share. When studied in rats, the amino acid arginine shifted metabolism to favor muscle gain rather than body fat. And after obese humans got exercise, fat loss was increased when people drank catechins, extracted from green tea.
SYNOPSIS OF ARTICLES […] Read more »

Science notes May, 2009

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SUMMARY – These are some key discoveries described in Science magazine, which covers the headline discoveries in all fields of science. You can also find Science at most public libraries.
More evidence that happy thoughts are important to good nutrition of the mind – Analyses of brain activity reveal a link between social and physical pains […] Read more »

J Nutrition May, 2009

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SUMMARY – See longer synopses and links after summary. Sorry even the summary is long, but there is so much here that is exciting.
PROS AND CONS OF MILK – BE MODERATE?
1. High milk consumption in children does not help weight loss
2. Dairy products preserve your bones
3. High milk intake has hazard
4. High vitamin D […] Read more »

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