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

Archive for ‘June, 2013

AJCN July 2013 from Roc fighting for independence from chronic disease

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Headlines – See this, longer synopses, and active links at SUMMARIES below. Be conscious you are putting loving kindness into your body.
1. Highlight: Rapid aging rescue? A delightful photo of an aged mouse turned youthful again. “If there is reduced expression of ICMT as well in these mice, many aspects of aging are reversed.” Science 14 June 2013 pg […] Read more »

June Journal of Nutrition from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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See summaries and active links to abstracts at summaries below.
Good things to eat: Further evidence supports drinking red grape juice daily reduce blood pressure and anxiety and improve memory ; Whole grains maintain protein and microbiome; Eating nuts reduces heart disease risk; Getting plenty of soy reduces cardiovascular disease risk; Citrus intake reduces inflammatory bowel risk; More vegetable intake correlates with […] Read more »

Miscellaneous readings 2 from Roc, Nutrition investigator

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Here is another bunch of articles I have read recently that may interest you. I have put a phrase indicating the content of each so you can decide whether to search the longer summaries found below!
OVERALL 1) Eating a healthful diet, exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy body weight, and avoiding tobacco are of utmost importance […] Read more »

Apr AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS and links are after headlines:
HEADLINES: FOR EVERYONE: 1. Cocoa/dark chocolate raises HDL [good cholesterol]. 2. People in the lowest quintile of magnesium levels have 60% increased risk of fatal ischemic heart disease. Foods rich in magnesium include whole grains, legumes, nuts, and green leafy vegetables. 3. Sun exposure is insufficient. You must take at least 2,000 IU of […] Read more »

Almost a MOOC about nutrition

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With all of the interest currently in MOOCs (online classes), you might be interested in the online class I developed a few years back, and the actual nutrition course which I teach that is entirely based on line.  Here is the link:

Some of Roc’s nutrition reading notes

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Here are many highlights from referenced readings in the recent past. Numbers match the longer comments below at SUMMARIES.
6. 23 minutes of treadmill exercise increases DHEA levels and decreases cortisol levels, both beneficial for health and longevity.  AGE
7. Chronic physical training increases blood oxidative damage but promotes health in elderly men. Age 01/2012
12. Exercise […] Read more »

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