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

Archive for ‘green tea

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 »

J Nutrition Oct, 2009

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J Nutrition Oct, 2009 – SUMMARY –– See SYNOPSES and links after summary located at
Some things are very clear: 1. Whole grain and cereal intake helps keep a thinner waistline
2. A nutritious diverse diet prevents cognitive decline
3. Eating a meal with complete nutrition stimulates muscle growth
4. Yogurt soothes your bowels
5. Tart cherry juice is beneficial
6. […] Read more »

Journal of Nutrition April 2009

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J Nutrition April, 2009 – SUMMARY – See SYNOPSES and links after summary.
ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH FISH OIL? 1. Towards Dietary Reference Intakes for Eicosapentaenoic and Docosahexaenoic Acids-consistent evidence from multiple research paradigms demonstrates a clear, inverse relation between EPA+DHA intake and risk of fatal (and possibly nonfatal) heart disease, providing evidence that supports a […] Read more »

AJCN March, 2009

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SUMMARY – It took more than usual to summarize all of the relevant nutrition news this month.
Introduction – in some countries, rates of undernutrition approach 50%…Suggestive evidence for the role of nutrients in maternal and child mental health has come from the reviews of iron, zinc, and omega-3 […] Read more »

J Nutrition February, 2009

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Just two key findings to share. When studied in rats, the amino acid arginine shifted metabolism to favor muscle gain rather than body fat. And after obese humans got exercise, fat loss was increased when people drank catechins, extracted from green tea.
1. Arginine shifts metabolism to muscle rather than fat gain […] Read more »

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