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

Archive for ‘June, 2010

Supplements to consider

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In the interest of full disclosure, I decided to add the following supplements to the lists of those to consider taking if you are over 50.  I take them as indicated.  There are links to each explaining a little about why I take them.  There are links where to find them on line, except melatonin […] Read more »

J Nutrition July, 2010

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J Nutrition July, 2010 -See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles at Nutrition investigator .
SUMMARY –
1. Competent eaters eat their way to much better health – Competent eaters are positive, comfortable, and flexible with eating and are matter-of-fact and reliable about getting enough to eat of enjoyable and nourishing food. Reading this newsletter […] Read more »

AJCN June, 2010

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles further down this page at DETAILS at www.nutritioninvestigator.org.
RIGHTS SECURED FOR NUTRITION INVESTIGATOR NEWSLETTERS! These newsletters are now permitted under copyright protections of AJCN and ASN. Here’s to educating people to eat well and safely based on legitimate non-profit peer-reviewed research publications.
LOTS OF ARTICLES ON PREGNANCY NUTRITION
1. Proper […] Read more »

J Nutrition June, 2010

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SUMMARY – Evidence for getting enough choline and selenium, avoiding trans-fats, and eating pistachios is shown. A symposium on Access to Healthy Foods indicates policies would be cost-effective if they make energy-dense food more expensive, and nutrient-dense foods less expensive and more available locally.
SYNOPSES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH
1. Choline is vital for a healthy brain – […] Read more »

AGE meeting details

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Notes from the American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010
*Growth hormone causes aging.  Both IFG1 and GH signaling harmful to longevity. GH- and IFG- are like caloric restriction.
*What is aging? Metabolism causes damage, damage causes pathology. Aging is multifaceted – genes extend life 10x, environment 3x, stochastic events 20x. Key identified factors include ROS, telomeres, […] Read more »

AGE meeting and LPI news notes

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Notes from the American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010 and the Linus Pauling Institute Spring newsletter
American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010- INFLAMMATION SUMMARY
70% of death is caused by infection/inflammation; 16-30% by traumatic sepsis; 1-10% by age alone. Human life expectancy has increased 2.5yrs each decade since 1850. 50% of 21st century births will live […] Read more »

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