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

Archive for ‘June, 2019

Discovery about protein misfolding from Roc, Nutrition Investigator

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Dear readers,

I am very excited about a new discovery described in the
abstract that follows this explanation. 
My friend Rolf Martin of blueberry fame helped me realize one theory of
aging is that it is due to protein misfolding. When mRNA codes for proteins
(translation) too rapidly or without the proper amino acids available, proteins
are not synthesized correctly.  As […] Read more »

Nutrition Investigator Roc notes for June

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Lots of short summaries
from my readings I think should be shared:

From John Furber 2018
Harvard/Paul F. Glenn Symposium on Aging:

In humans, aging increases
chronic inflammation that predisposes to age related diseases. Dietary
restriction (DR) decreases chronic inflammation; A lower epigenetic age results
from eating fish, fruits, vegetables, moderate alcohol, higher education,
higher income, and more exercise; Rapamycin slows epigenetic aging […] Read more »

The evolution of Nutrition Investigator Roc

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colleagues in our search for optimum nutrition and healthspan,

indulge me as I share my past and future expectations for 2019.  I have shared that I moved, was cutting down
on reading, and hoping to send essays rather just headlines. After a single
essay, my life changed a lot. 

    I have been studying human aging for
decades, and […] Read more »

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