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

Archive for ‘November, 2018

Nov 2018 Nutrition long notes from Roc

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Living to 200 and beyond.  (TY WIN & I24 News) Israeli biotech Cellect is developing stem cell technology that may extend individual human life far beyond what currently can be conceived.
The daily aspirin study should be interpreted with caution! – In a 5 yr study of 20,000 over 65 in the US and […] Read more »

Chronic Kidney Disease notes

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These are notes I gathered in response to a reader’s request for information about Chronic Kidney Disease.
It is mostly taken from the Mayo Clinic website.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to all 5 stages of kidney damage, from very mild damage in Stage 1 to complete kidney failure in Stage 5.
A person with stage 3 chronic […] Read more »

AREDS vitamin supplement

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If you are an older adult (age 30+) or have a history of macular degeneration in your family, this supplement is worth discussing with your doctor. I take one daily, as it is safe and has great likely benefits, plus providing my morning dose of vitamin C, and giving enough vitamin E to make vaccinations […] Read more »

July Sept Advances in Nutrition long notes from Roc

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Highlights from Advances in Nutrition, July and Sept issues
Older adults need more vitamin E (consider AREDS). We review the evidence that was considered in establishing the current requirements for vitamin E and highlight data that should be considered in determining the vitamin E requirements in older adults, particularly focusing on the evidence suggesting a benefit […] Read more »

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