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

Archive for ‘January, 2012

February AJCN, Exercise and Education

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American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Feb, 2012– A special welcome to my nutrition class updating articles on wikipedia. Read the Feb AJCN summaries after these 14 headlines. From Science 20 Jan 2012
1. Why exercise is close to the fountain of youth – Exercise has many benefits, but the mechanisms behind them remain murky. Because autophagy’s […] Read more »

Niacinamide to prevent Type I diabetes?

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This is an email I received from a reader, Tom Petrie, that I think is worth sharing.  I have not had time to research it myself, but if I had or was at risk for type I diabetes, I would check it out and share it with my physician:
Niacinamide, B-3, a B-vitamin (but NOT nicotinic acid […] Read more »

AJCN Jan, 2012 featuring your skeleton

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American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition JAN, 2012-Nutrition treats for a fabulous 2012
FIRST SNACK: 1. Thanks to Bruce Ames for folate increase – Folate fortification reduces neural tube defects 20-80%
FIRST MEAL: 2. Your skeleton is an endocrine organ! A growing body of evidence supports the role of the skeleton as an endocrine organ, which establishes a […] Read more »

J Nutr, Jan 2012

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 -Read the summaries with links below. Here’s the headlines-very brief for holiday time:
1. Reduce inflammation and asthma with particular foods – Kaempferol from citrus fruits, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, apples, …2. Green tea suppresses inflammation 3. Total and Specific Polyphenol Intakes in Midlife Are Associated with Cognitive Function Measured 13 Years Later 4. Specific lignan,s in […] Read more »

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