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

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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 Mar 2015

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Happy Spring holidays. A few links at published journals will state you need to pay, but you can read all abstracts for free by going to the table of contents and holding the cursor over the abstract you wish to read. See my summaries here below these headlines.
Headlines I. Good things – Even modest activity [...] 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 »

April Journal of Nutrition

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May your holidays help the world to be free and safe  -See summaries and links to published articles after these one sentence summaries
3. Eat berries 4. Eat capsaicin and protein - Energy intake restriction causes a yo-yo effect by decreasing energy expenditure (EE) and decreasing fullness.During dieting, protein and capsaicin promoted a negative fat balance and protein treatments also [...] Read more »

AJCN May, 2010

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles further down this page at DETAILS at www.nutritioninvestigator.org.
EATING FOR HEALTH
1. Steamed foods are better fpr health than those cooked with high heat
2. Adding the right spices to meat before cooking reduces harmful products from cooking – Cloves, Cinnamon, Oregano, [...] 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 July, 2009

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J Nutrition July, 2009 – SUMMARY – See SYNOPSES and links after summary.
Getting milk fat has benefits -
1. CLAs (in milk fat) reduce adipose tissue
2. CLAs reduce body fat
3. Lessons from the Bovine Genome – DNA sequence of cow helps explain the unifying nutritional functions of milk.
What to eat – 4. Folate [...] Read more »

J Nutrition June, 2009 – SUMMARY – See SYNOPSES and links after summary.

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1. Another vitamin E supplement benefit
2. Celery parsley artichokes great with Apigenin – shows considerable promise as a chemopreventive agent
3. Folate essential during peri-conception
4. Diets to reduce or increase pre-eclampsia risk
5. No benefit to selenium supplements
6. BCAAs enhance skeletal muscle synthesis
7. Plant stanols lower triglycerides and LDL
8. Calculate your Mediterranean diet score
9. Many fertile [...] Read more »

AJCN Feb, 2009

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SUMMARY -AJCN Feb, 2009 – The February American Journal of Clinical Nutrition-lots to digest! Read the full stories with links at http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/ln/ln09febajcn.htm.
1. IS MATERNAL SUPPLEMENTATION BENEFICIAL? Papers presented at this symposium consider 3 specific nutrients: methyl donors folate and choline, iodine, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA; 22:6n–3), all nutrients for which there is new evidence [...] Read more »

J Nutrition March, 2009

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SUMMARY – See longer synopses and links after summary.
I. INFLAMMATION IS A LEADING CAUSE OF CHRONIC DISEASE
1. Cinnamon helps your liver health, especially if you drink liquor – Acute and chronic consumption of alcohol can cause increased intestinal permeability and bacterial overgrowth, recent studies have suggested that cinnamon extract may have antiinflammatory effects.
2. [...] Read more »

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