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

Archive for ‘January, 2011

AJCN Feb, 2011, depression and new daily values

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Wow. The new Daily Values from the Institute of Medicine are coming out today, Jan. 31, as they do each decade. In addition, I […] Read more »

Loneliness, new calcium and vitamin D values, and J Nutr, Feb 2011

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1. From SCIENCE 14 Jan- Loneliness: Hazardous to your health – [Scientists] have identified several potentially unhealthy changes in the cardiovascular, immune, and nervous systems of chronically lonely people.
2. From SCIENCE 21 Jan – Probiotics essential to immune system […] Read more »

Fall Research Posters

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Two brief notes. First, a recent issue of Science (vol. 330, pg 1621 17 Dec 2010) stated that one of the top 10 discoveries of the past decade is that inflammation is a major cause of chronic diseases associated with aging. As Nutrition Investigator readers like you have known for many years, reducing stress, avoiding […] Read more »

AJCN Jan, 2011 – Happy New Year

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Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables for MANY benefits: 1. reduces inflammation. 2. reduces the risk of low-trauma fracture 3. good nutrition in midlife associated with better cognitive function so you are less vulnerable to pathologic aging and Alzheimer disease.
Other things healthy to eat: 4. Eating chocolate promotes healthy bacteria […] Read more »

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