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

Archive for ‘breastfeeding

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 »

AJCN Feb 2015

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Please read longer summaries after these headlines.
Mature adults need 2g leucine after exercise to maintain muscles; Whole wheat consumption reduces inflammation; Aerated drinks increase gastric volume and reduce appetite; Excess weight gain when pregnant makes baby fat; Breastfeeding increases baby’s brain power;Visceral adiposity is negatively associated with bone density and muscle attenuation; Fish intake reduces risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [...] Read more »

AJCN June 2014

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Headlines below, summaries follow. Coming soon – The remarkable promise of daily blueberries and green tea to prevent osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s.
Headlines: The Good: 1. Vitamin C intake correlates with better hearing 2. Dairy fat reduces diabetes risk 3. Weight bearing exercise more important than nutrition for bone mass 4. Taking resveratrol is very helpful to people with diabetes
The Bad: 5. Skipping breakfast prevents [...] Read more »

AJCN Aug 2013-Ready for school list of resolutions

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Proper nutrition is most effective and least costly path decrease diseases and obesity! Poor nutrition during pregnancy is a major public health problem in the United States and other countries. See these headlines with short explanations and links to research findings in Summaries after these headlines.
Avoid sugar-sweetened beverages! Drink green tea! Avoid fructose! Eat breakfast!   Eat a healthy diet!  Drink more water! Move [...] Read more »

Apr AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS and links are after headlines:
HEADLINES: FOR EVERYONE: 1. Cocoa/dark chocolate raises HDL [good cholesterol]. 2. People in the lowest quintile of magnesium levels have 60% increased risk of fatal ischemic heart disease. Foods rich in magnesium include whole grains, legumes, nuts, and green leafy vegetables. 3. Sun exposure is insufficient. You must take at least 2,000 IU of [...] Read more »

AJCN Feb 2013

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Read the details with active links and more details below.
FEATURES: Article 14. Poor diet is a risk factor for depression - Poor diet increases the risk by 41% in women, and good diet reduces the risk of recurrence of depression by 65%. Article 13. High saturated fat intake reduces sperm count in young men. Our findings are of [...] Read more »

Nov J Nutrition 2012 Thanksgiving food for thought from Roc.

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Read the details after the brief summary, a light meal before the big one.
 1. Choose the real food. Processed food has much higher level of carbs, lower levels of PUFA, potassium, and vitamin D. 2. Get exercise. Exercise effects on bone mineral density in older adults. 3. Thanks to the Juvenon newsletter: Don’t skip meals [...] Read more »

Recent additional readings

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So much good nutrition I am putting in my body; I also want you to be able to taste it. Read details after these headlines. Sorry there are no links, but most items are at a public library – kindly provided by our government, even to the 47% and binder women.  I. This month’s Scientific [...] Read more »

Sept AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS and links are after headlines and at http://chemistry.beloit.edu/Ordman/nutrition/aln/1209ajcn.htm
HEADLINES
FEATURES: Book review -The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet: Smart, Simple, Science-Based Strategies for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off – Strongly recommended in this journal for effective weight loss.
1. Wise dining choices for a sustainable diet to save our planet – Comparisons between vegetarian and nonvegetarian diets have [...] 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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