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

Archive for ‘December, 2013

New Year’s Resolution: Drink more green tea from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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SUMMARY  An entire symposium shows overwhelming benefits and no risks to drinking tea – without milk! Green tea is especially packed with flavonoids that prevent osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, neurodegeneration, even weight gain. The flavonoids and related polyphenols account for ∼35% of the fresh weight of tea. Studies have shown that health increases for 1 […] Read more »

Readers Comments-statins and multis from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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1) Response to comments on multivitamins:
“I am very excited over your most recent post concerning multivitamins and the fraud that they are and then I proposed my theory of the virtues of “Native-state Nutritional Supplements”  which recommended going to the native food source to get real nutritional supplementation.  Thus, if you want vitamins A and […] Read more »

The choice about multivitamins

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RESPONSE TO: The Case Against Multivitamins Grows Stronger by NANCY SHUTE  December 17, 201312:37 PM
Several have inquired about this story that multivitamins have no benefit. Below are three key sentences from the story:
1) One review found no benefit in preventing early death, heart disease or cancer. 2) Another found that taking multivitamins did nothing to stave off cognitive decline with […] Read more »

Student Advice to Parents and Wiki writing from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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My class has edited many wiki pages related to nutrition, from DHA to wheatgrass,  nutrition for public schools to protein supplements for athletes.  See the list with links here:
http://chemistry.beloit.edu/Ordman/classes/cls/c12701wiki/wikitopics.html
And here is the final writing of my nutrition course students, who decided the most important nutrition advice to give their parents:
1. Sing and dance every day.
2. […] Read more »

Linus Pauling conference review – from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The latest LPI Newsletter has my photo in the front row at this summer’s conference, that I reviewed here.
Headlines: Get 2g fish oil daily, 2,000IU vitamin D, 500mg twice a day vitamin C, whole grains and nuts, fiber, folate, resveratrol, soy, spices  turmeric, onion, horseradish, garlic, and rosemary.
Notes from LPI Researchers’ Publications:
Vitamin D causes synthesis of […] Read more »

Nutritious verses -Lyrics from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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“You won’t find me singing on this song when I’m gone,
so I guess I’ll have to do it while I’m here” – Phil Ochs

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