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

Archive for ‘September, 2013

J Nutrition Sep, 2013 and more

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Alert: The FDA is now tracking harmful side effects from drugs and other health products. Report side effects or complaints here please.
In praise of exercise: “It’s never to late to start exercising for brain health!” From Science 341:856 (23 Aug 2013) – Obesity has increased worldwide; Importantly, the mortality rate was lowered by increased physical activity […] Read more »

AJCN Sep 2013-Happiness from vitamin C

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FEATURE: 500 mg vitamin C twice a day increases happiness and decreases stress 51%! – Vitamin D had no effect. 500 mg vitamin C twice a day was the discovery of Nutrition Investigator with his Beloit College freshman chemistry class.
GOOD – Higher omega-3 to omega-6 fats ratio in diet predicts memory and planning […] Read more »

Special Edition for Labor Day Happiness

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In 1996 one of the greatest vitamin C authorities, Gladys Block at UC-Berkeley, told me of an unpublished study that found people with the highest serum vitamin C levels were the happiest. How delightful to read in AJCN this month that hospital patients given 500 mg of vitamin C twice daily improves mood and reduces […] Read more »

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