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

Archive for ‘November, 2009

J Nutrition Dec, 2009

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SUMMARY –┬áComing to this blog soon: my recently accepted peer-reviewed scientific paper reviewing many scientific studies about the health benefits of taking 500 mg of vitamin C twice a day.
Fish and fish oil are not perfect, but have great health benefits –
1. Tremendous benefits of fish oil are measured
2.┬áMost people need more fish and less 4-legged […] Read more »

Gout

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Hazard: Dioxin From Microwaved Plastic?

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Hazards: Are Artificial Sweetners in Softdrinks Safe?

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Hazards: Flouride in Drinking Water?

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Testosterone

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TESTOSTERONE
In June-July 2004 Alzheimer’s Disease, Cognitive Decline and Nutrition Newsletter – In a study of about 350 men, testosterone therapy to raise testosterone levels was not found helpful in men to reduce the […] Read more »

Saint John's Wort

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SAINT JOHNS WORT
I LEARNED TODAY FROM A RELIABLE SOURCE THAT ST JOHN’S WORT MAKES MANY FORMS OF BIRTH CONTROL INEFFECTIVE. YOU CAN GET PREGNANT EVEN WHILE TAKING BIRTH CONTROL PILLS. ONLY HALF OF PHARMACISTS WERE SAID TO BE AWARE OF THIS, AND PROBABLY FEW DOCTORS ARE. I WILL POST THE REFERENCE WHEN I GET IT.
St. […] Read more »

Homeopathic Medicines

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HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES
The main point is that there is no evidence of efficacy of any homeopathic medicine by the Federal Government, as there is for medications. The only reason they are allowed to claim to be effective […] Read more »

Coumadin

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COUMADIN
Coumadin is a blood thinner. It is often prescribed by doctors for mature individuals to help them reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. However, many supplements are also blood thinners. Fish oil especially at high doses appears also to be a blood thinner. So if you are taking enough fish oil, coumadin with […] Read more »

Nuts

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Nuts
Eating a handful of nuts daily is very good for your health. A study not cited here in AJCN showed that people eating a handful of nuts once a week, twice a week, three and four times a week were progressively healthier. Eating 5 ounces of nuts per week reduced the risk of gallstones by […] Read more »

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