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

Archive for ‘October, 2014

AJCN Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Research headlines from the November American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  See longer summaries below headlines:
High vitamin D levels (5,000 IU daily supplement) reduce cardiovascular disease, cancer, fractures, and death in 13 year study of 14,641 Brits; Colored vegetables and fruits reduce risk of ovarian cancer ; Western diet (saturated fat) promotes type 2 diabetes; Fish oil protects cardiovascular […] Read more »

Trick or treat? Policy notes from Roc, Nutrition Investigator

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Please read my full response after this summary: A diligent reader followed the links on my notes sent in October. There I had links to articles that I summarized as  3.Reservatrol benefits the heart 4.  Curcumin improves your energy. He followed the links and read that these were based on non-human studies. “Roc, this is very nice, but […] Read more »

Reading notes for Oct 2014

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Lots of highlights from additional reading I have done in the past 2 months. See details below headlines. Teaberry trial coming soon – look for announcement in next few weeks.
I. Journal of the American Aging Association, October 2014 1. Exercise improves cognition 2.  Melatonin is anti-inflammatory 3. Reservatrol benefits the heart 4.  Curcumin improves your energy
II. From AARP Oct 2014 […] Read more »

AJCN Oct 2014

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See summaries and links to abstracts below. Life expectancy hits another record high – 78.8. Help me lengthen your healthspan by joining my blueberry/green tea clinical trial, which will be open for enrollment very soon. If your name is not on my list yet, please RSVP, SUBJECT: trial info please. Many of you have already […] Read more »

J Nutr Oct 2014

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Happy Halloween month! My blueberry/green tea clinical trial will be open for enrollment soon. If your name is not on my list yet, please RSVP, SUBJECT: trial info please.
1. Vitamin C and antioxidants reduce arterial stiffness reducing risk of many pathologies (so take 500mg vitamin C twice a day); 2. Soy plus fish oil reduce LDL and TriGlycerides even for […] Read more »

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