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

Archive for ‘August, 2011

Lifespan news

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The alert for today is to get exercise, consume polyunsaturated fats to control your weight, and follow the No Fours Diet! Here’s what I just read in a top science magazine, Science 333:549, 29 July 2011: A Pitched Battle Over Life Span. Vaupel states that life expectancies at birth will continue to rise at three […] Read more »

Fish oil testimonial for immune function

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Thanks to a kind reader for this useful anecdote, consistent with published peer-reviewed literature:
Dear Roc, Remember our discussion of fish oil to be used to suppress autoimmune
disease? Well I thought you’d be interested to know that I think it works,
at least to a limited extent.
I’ve been taking it since 2007. Before that I had several […] Read more »

August J. Nutrition – 8 easy steps

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See details after these headlines: 1. 34.5% are severely deficient in vitamin D, a risk factor for cancer and cardiovascular, metabolic, infectious, and autoimmune diseases as well as bone weakness. Most of us need 2,000 IU daily supplements.
2. AFTER developing chronic disease, Americans pay better attention to what they eat – It is a tragic […] Read more »

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