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

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J Nutr Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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My blueberry/green tea clinical trial is in final testing stage. If your name is not on my list yet, please email ordman@beloit.edu, SUBJECT: trial info please.
Complete notes follow the headlines.
HEADLINES:
Response to reader inquiry: How to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease 1. Branched chain amino acid intake prolongs muscle protein synthesis – Take a 5g BCAA supplement after a […] 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 »

J Nutrition Dec, 2009

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SUMMARY – Coming to this blog soon: my recently accepted peer-reviewed scientific paper reviewing many scientific studies about the health benefits of taking 500 mg of vitamin C twice a day.
Fish and fish oil are not perfect, but have great health benefits –
1. Tremendous benefits of fish oil are measured
2. Most people need more fish and less 4-legged […] Read more »

J Nutrition Sept, 2009 – SUMMARY

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Get plenty of red grapes, juice or wine (and blueberries, strawberries, and walnuts)
1.Symposium on Grapes – Eat lots of them often –
a. Resveratrol is a unique beneficial component of grapes.
b. for cardiovascular disease, the benefits of wine consumption appear to be greater than other alcoholic beverages.
c. with a […] Read more »

Linus Pauling Institute Fall, 2008 Newsletter

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This newsletter is remarkable, and available for free if you fill out the LPI form here. I recommend you subscribe to this newsletter, full of outstanding nutrition information based on the latest research from this institute. Here’s a few highlights worth noting:
1. From Director Balz Frei: Many publications show that high concentrations of vitamin C […] Read more »

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