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

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How to slow cognitive decline

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Because of this article, I want to summarize the many findings for how to slow cognitive decline, “Mild cognitive impairment”, which leads to more serious decline. Here is the list I am aware of. Explanations are below.
INDIVIDUAL NUTRIENTS 
ω-3 fatty acids such as EPA and DHA.
vitamins B6 (pyridoxine), B9(folate), and B12(cyanocobalamin), Vitamin K Vitamin C (500mg BID) and [...] Read more »

Roc’s reading notes for Apr, 2015

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Here’s a baker’s dozen of my reading notes for April.
1) Scientific American Mind May/June issue:….Infection and stress can give you the blues. To reduce inflammation – more fish oil, vitamin D and SAMe, less meat and sugar, more exercise and sleep ….Exercise boosts brain health, work out after a study session to retain what you learn. ….Meditation [...] Read more »

Roc’s reading notes for Jan, 2015

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Now tweeting at @RocOrdman.  Below are headlines on other articles of interest I have read. Please see full notes by clicking here. It is a lot to read, but I have friends, who have saved the 10 minutes it takes to read these notes, who are now getting cancer and heart attacks and Alzheimer’s. Please give [...] Read more »

Berries likely to increase our healthspan from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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SUMMARY: I am becoming involved in the long ongoing blueberry study, coordinated by Dr. Rolf Martin, which has helped make everyone aware of the tremendous health benefits of eating blueberries every day. There are several further benefits being investigated. 1) There is biochemical, whole animal and human cellular evidence that eating them will prevent osteoporosis; [...] Read more »

Why we need sleep – Finally discovered the reason

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Sleep allows your brain to be washed – My interest in sleep research began in the 1980s, but it was not until October 11 and 18 this year that it has been found why it is necessary. Mental fatigue, poor decision-making, impaired learning, and a heightened risk of migraine and epileptic attacks ensue when we [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Sep, 2013 and more

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Alert: The FDA is now tracking harmful side effects from drugs and other health products. Report side effects or complaints here please.
In praise of exercise: “It’s never to late to start exercising for brain health!” From Science 341:856 (23 Aug 2013) – Obesity has increased worldwide; Importantly, the mortality rate was lowered by increased physical activity [...] Read more »

J Nutrtion July 2013 from Roc working for independence from chronic disease

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HEADLINES - See summaries after these headlines
SCIENCE POLICY: Rush Holt is a teacher, scientist and a true progressive. No one will fight harder for progressive policies in the US Senate. Watch the video at www.RushHolt.com/WithRush  Please support his campaign at http://action.rushholt.com/page/signup/join?source=GTSPNAT.
EVERYONE: Sesame seed increases vitamin E and K levels
PREGNANT: Garlic, onions, other alliums and dried fruit reduce infection and pre-term delivery
PARENTS: Complementary [...] Read more »

AGE meeting Ft. Worth June 1-4

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AGE meeting June, 2012 – Summary
AGE is perhaps the oldest research organization trying to determine the causes of human aging. While lifespan is increasing linearly over time, about 1 year longer every 3 years, health span is not doing so well, with Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart disease, and more. MOST OF THESE CONDITIONS ARE [...] Read more »

AGE meeting and LPI news notes

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Notes from the American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010 and the Linus Pauling Institute Spring newsletter
American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010- INFLAMMATION SUMMARY
70% of death is caused by infection/inflammation; 16-30% by traumatic sepsis; 1-10% by age alone. Human life expectancy has increased 2.5yrs each decade since 1850. 50% of 21st century births will live [...] Read more »

AJCN May, 2010

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles further down this page at DETAILS at www.nutritioninvestigator.org.
EATING FOR HEALTH
1. Steamed foods are better fpr health than those cooked with high heat
2. Adding the right spices to meat before cooking reduces harmful products from cooking – Cloves, Cinnamon, Oregano, [...] Read more »

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