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

Archive for ‘March, 2015

AJCN Mar 2015

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Happy Spring holidays. A few links at published journals will state you need to pay, but you can read all abstracts for free by going to the table of contents and holding the cursor over the abstract you wish to read. See my summaries here below these headlines.
Headlines I. Good things – Even modest activity […] Read more »

J Nutrition Mar, 2015 from Roc Nutr Investigator

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Happy Spring to those up north! See the full summaries with many great bits of information after these headlines:
Many articles on the pathogenic effects of sugars and artificial sweeteners to people and offspring –e.g. Compared to table sugar, HFCS reduces survival and fitness of offspring; Celery and parsnips also reduce risk of cancer; Food insecurity is associated with […] Read more »

Scientific Am Issue: Secrets of Staying Young

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While I do not completely agree, this link may be of interest:
Scientific American Issue: Secrets of Staying Young

Colonscopy thoughts for mature people

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I had a colonoscopy when I turned 50, a horrible ordeal.  About 3 years ago, I heard on NPR that traditional colonoscopies (COL)  like that were no longer worth doing.  They reported that 50% of COL give false positive results, requiring followup surgery for polyps that are not cancerous, and 50% of COL miss polyps […] Read more »

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