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

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J Nutrition August, 2014 from nutrition investigator Roc

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Headlines! Read summaries after them.
1. Fish oil lowers blood pressure, probably mediated by decreasing serum TGs and BMI. 2. High protein diet helps weight loss3. Sugar-sweetened beverages produce fat bellies 4. Curcumin protects liver and mitochondria – [Roc comment – I have it daily on soup, with cayenne also] 5. Depressed women do eat more energy-dense snacks 6. High fat diet causes chronic inflammation – […] Read more »

J Nutr Part 1

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See longer summaries and links to published articles after the Headlines. Because of a conference on protein intake at the end of this issue, discoveries about sleep, and a question about flu vaccines, I will send another note soon, and have kept this one short. Please read the next letter carefully.

AJCN Sep 2013-Happiness from vitamin C

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HEADLINES: See summaries further down this page.
FEATURE: 500 mg vitamin C twice a day increases happiness and decreases stress 51%! – Vitamin D had no effect. 500 mg vitamin C twice a day was the discovery of Nutrition Investigator with his Beloit College freshman chemistry class.
GOOD – Higher omega-3 to omega-6 fats ratio in diet predicts memory and planning […] 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 »

Nutrition Investigator offers thanks

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I am thankful you are being conscious of what you put in your body in the coming year. Here’s some morsels to savour in anticipation of Thanksgiving in the States:
1. HAPPINESS is associated with longer life!!! People in better moods are 35% less likely to die in the next 5 years! From Understanding the Human […] Read more »

AJCN Feb, 2011, depression and new daily values

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See longer synopses at DETAILS after these summaries.
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Wow. The new Daily Values from the Institute of Medicine are coming out today, Jan. 31, as they do each decade. In addition, I […] Read more »

AJCN December, 2009

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles further down this page at DETAILS . Sorry this is so long. Here is plenty to enhance your life during the holiday season.
1. Study of 90,000 finds amount and type of fat intake unrelated to weight gain -We found no significant association between the […] Read more »

AJCN November, 2009

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AJCN November, 2009 – SUMMARY -If you can pick up a copy of Women’s World Nov 2nd issue with Weight Loss Secrets of Dancing with the Stars on the cover, sold at many US store checkout lines, you can read the story on page 20 that tells The Science Behind The Secrets, attributed to Alfred […] Read more »

AJCN July, 2009

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AJCN July, 2009 – SUMMARY
This is another issue packed with wonderful reminders and revelations about the benefits of a healthy diet. To remember why so much is now being discovered, please review the omics revolution. Also please read […] Read more »

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