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

Archive for ‘fish oil

AJCN Aug 2015

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Yoga, meditation, and exercise are great nutrition! See longer summaries of these headlines after the headlines.
Vitamin C reduces the risk of head and neck cancer, the seventh most-common type of cancer worldwide; Olive oil lowers the risk of diabetes; Eating sweet and starchy food increases the risk of depression; Phosphate intake (like soda pop) is [...] Read more »

AJCN Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Research headlines from the November American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  See longer summaries below headlines:
High vitamin D levels (5,000 IU daily supplement) reduce cardiovascular disease, cancer, fractures, and death in 13 year study of 14,641 Brits; Colored vegetables and fruits reduce risk of ovarian cancer ; Western diet (saturated fat) promotes type 2 diabetes; Fish oil protects cardiovascular [...] Read more »

J Nutr Oct 2014

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Happy Halloween month! My blueberry/green tea clinical trial will be open for enrollment soon. If your name is not on my list yet, please RSVP, SUBJECT: trial info please.
1. Vitamin C and antioxidants reduce arterial stiffness reducing risk of many pathologies (so take 500mg vitamin C twice a day); 2. Soy plus fish oil reduce LDL and TriGlycerides even for [...] Read more »

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 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 May 2014

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Sorry I have been sending fewer summaries the past two months. I become an emeritus professor May 18th, and celebrate my transition with a campus singing event “Celebrate Wonderful Friends while Roc goes Rolling Home”, 2 songs I teach my classes, on May 8th. My best friend produced a song book titled “Leaving Beloit, Hello [...] 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.
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH Fish [...] 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 »

J Nutrition Aug 2013

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HEADLINES - See summaries after headlines.
Unusual items this month!
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH - Nutrition research priorities to increase healthy life span - high priority areas: 1) variability in individual responses to diet and foods; 2) healthy growth, development, and reproduction; 3) health maintenance; 4) medical management; 5) nutrition-related behaviors; and 6) food supply/environment.
Coffee and tea consumption lowers mortality during 11 years after age 68
Fish [...] Read more »

AJCN May 2013 from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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Happiness is precious for health. Classes are over for me until August! Read the details of April’s AJCN articles after these headlines:
PREVENT CANCER: 1. Guidelines to prevent risk of death from cancer - 6 recommendations for men [regarding body fatness, physical activity, foods and drinks that promote weight gain, plant foods, animal foods, and alcoholic drinks and [...] Read more »

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