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

Archive for ‘December, 2014

New Year’s Resolution idea from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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In the last Science magazine of this year, editors rank the breakthroughs of the year. Number 2 was the transfusion of young blood into old mice, which rejuvenated the heart, mind, and muscles of the older ones. This procedure is now in clinical trials for humans with Alzheimer’s.
How about resolving to improve your healthspan in […] Read more »

AJCN Jan 2014 Vitamins C, D, E, Mg and Whey

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I missed this issue a year ago, but it has a lot of good evidence for healthy choices. See summaries below this paragraph; More evidence how particular amino acids in our diet shorten our health span (Consider the theory and invitation to the teaberry study related to this); 60,000 IU vitamin D/mo is associated with lower risk of infection, particularly […] Read more »

AJCN Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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In the past week I have spoken with people with high blood pressure and kidney stones. Reading these bimonthly headlines and searching my website may provide simple nutritional steps to reduce your suffering. Have heathy Holidays from Roc. Read summaries below the headlines.
HEADLINES: An apple a day could keep the doctor away (free abstract) A small apple every day reduces heart […] Read more »

J Nutr Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The blueberry/green tea clinical trial is underway. The first volunteers are already providing measurements. To learn how to join, email ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJ: teaberry trial
To read details of the notes see below.
Fruit and veggie fiber reduces stroke risk up to 15% among 70,000 Swedes; DHA [fish oil] suppresses peanut and whey allergies; Vitamin D deficiency causes progression of […] Read more »

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