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

Archive for ‘fiber

First major trial of cheap medicine to extend our healthspan

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And the J Nutrition Sept, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator
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FIRST TRIAL TO SLOW AGING - Metformin could add more than 2 yrs to healthspan, saving $7.1 Trillion in the US over 50 years. SOY VS DAIRY Recent evidence suggests that the ingestion of the plant-based proteins in soy and wheat [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Jan, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Read summaries after these headlines: 9.3% of Americans have diabetes. A symposium to reduce your risk - Refined sugars and grains contribute to diabetes risk;Protein reduces diabetes risk; Low carb, higher fat diet reduces diabetes risk; Bigger muscles - Vegetables (PUFAs) provide bigger and stronger muscles; Arachidonic acid makes them smaller; Women over 65 need about 1g protein/kg body weight/day; Dietary fiber in [...] Read more »

AJCN Jan 2015 from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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Drinking soda pop increases risk of prostate cancer

J Nutr Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The blueberry/green tea clinical trial is underway. The first volunteers are already providing measurements. To learn how to join, email ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJ: teaberry trial
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Fruit and veggie fiber reduces stroke risk up to 15% among 70,000 Swedes; DHA [fish oil] suppresses peanut and whey allergies; Vitamin D deficiency causes progression of [...] 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 »

J Nutrition from Emeritus Roc May 2014

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I am busy transitioning from my teaching career. I shall catch up once life settles down a bit. Seventh grandchild, daughter getting married, planting a garden, digging irrigation system. What joy and exercise. I wish you great bliss every moment.
FEATURED: 1. Vitamin Kintake is inversely associated with mortality risk - Vitamin K has been related to cardiovascular [...] Read more »

AJCN Apr 2014 from Roc, Nutrition Investigator

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Headlines
1. FEATURED: High fiber content is critical to carbohydrate quality to reduce inflammation - Chronic low-grade inflammation is a likely intermediary between quality of carbohydrate and chronic disease risk. Chronic, low-grade inflammation is now considered to be intimately linked to the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
2. Fat, fried foods, [...] Read more »

July J Nutrition 2012

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Enduring the drought, spending hours watering my square foot garden, roses, and 28 new trees. Global warming is responsible for the rapid rise in extreme weather conditions – droughts, floods, ultrawarm and ultracold winters and summers. Sure happy I have a lovely piece of earth to care for. Sure wish the nations of the world [...] Read more »

AJCN July 2012

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HEADLINES: FOR ALL: 1. People who consume two daily tablespoons of olive oil reduce mortality 26% and heart disease 44% compared to those getting less. 2. Rules to dramatically reduce cancer risk: a. be lean; b. be physically active; c. limit energy dense food intake; d. eat mostly plants; e. [...] Read more »

Nutrition for Commencement – May J Nutrition

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May J Nutrition 2012- Commencement is tomorrow, I have built 19 3×3′ boxes for my square foot garden, my cancer grant proposal is nearly ready to submit, tomorrow’s mother’s day, and life is good. Embrace today’s signature quote.
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HEADLINES From other reading -
1. Breastfeeding does no harm to [...] Read more »

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