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

Aug 18 short notes

by Roc (click here for full post)

Celebrating my 70th birthday with my 7 grandchildren this week! But lots of headlines so here they are.

Positive emotions can shrink tumors; Who is likely to STAY active for life;   a fascinating story about sleep: npr fresh air;  Lack of sleep and irregular sleep habits may be the prime factors in accelerating (?) Alzheimer’s ;  Low to moderate exercise may be best!  Taking vitamin D to strengthen the innate immune system may reduce the risk and progression of Alzheimer’s;  Short-term weight loss reverses obesity-induced microvascular endothelial dysfunctionturmeric relieves rheumatoid arthritis ;

Crohn’s treatment shows promise;  an inverse association between circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) and cancer incidence;  Zerumbone, a Ginger Extract, Suppresses Hepatocarcinogenesis; Sulforaphane found in cruciferous vegetables reduces the risk of breast cancer;



The review indicates that both cognitive and physical training have an impact on cognition and on the brain; Why older people participate in nutrition and exercise programs! SHIELD to prevent Alzheimer’s – Sleep; Handle stress; Interact; Exercise; Learn and Diet; Triple treatment to defeat lung cancer.

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