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

Archive for ‘cholesterol

AJCN Sept 2015

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Happy autumn! If you are interested in the details of these results, please read below these headlines.
Skipping breakfast should be enough to reduce the rate of gain in weight. Consumption of whole-grain diets lowers LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol, but not HDL cholesterol. Diets with cheese and meat as primary sources of SFAs cause higher HDL cholesterol. Lean-seafood intake (vs. […] Read more »

J Nutrition Sept, 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Please note my clinical trial to explore how blueberries and green tea may reduce the rate on chronic aging will be announced soon. Many are already on the list to be informed. Send an email to ordman@beloit.edu SUBJ: blueberry trial to be added the list.
Please read some simple reminders to a healthier life: 1. Egg yolk […] Read more »

Three key health topics

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In answer to reader questions and reading beyond AJCN and J Nutrition, I have decided to share three web pages I have added, summarized and linked below:
1. Kidney Stones – Here are peer-reviewed article providing evidence that vitamin C does not cause kidney stones, and may help to prevent them. Although most urologists are taught […] Read more »

Journal of Nutrition summary, July 2011

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J Nutrition July, 2011 –It’s July. Are you conscious now?
Headlines (synopses afterwards)
EVERYONE: 1. Skipping breakfast is hazardous to your life. 2. High cholesterol intake is associated with age-related hearing loss. – Consumption of monounsaturated fats may have a beneficial influence. 3. CLA supplement shows no benefit. – The usefulness of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) […] Read more »

Vitamin D,Miracle drug?

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The New York Times of February 1, 2010, ran an article titled “Vitamin D: Miracle Drug: Is it science, or just talk?” The author writes, “But don’t start gobbling down vitamin D supplements just yet. The excitement about their health potential is still far ahead of the science. Although numerous studies have been promising, there […] Read more »

Why thinking about sex may extend your life

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I usually just review nutrition research in the two top nutrition research journals, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal of Nutrition. Since being elected to the top nutrition research organization in the world, the American Society of Nutrition, the legitimate nutrition researchers are aware that we do an awful job of informing […] Read more »

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