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

Archive for ‘happiness

Roc’s reading notes for Feb, 2015

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I have been reading some exciting articles, and rearranging my website archives. See full comments on links below
Headlines: Roc’s index on human aging - how to slow the damage associated with aging; Roc’s index of my original research; Roc’s index of readings - These are articles I treasure, like How useful it is for old and young to produce music; Exercise probably [...] Read more »

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 »

Special Edition for Labor Day Happiness

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In 1996 one of the greatest vitamin C authorities, Gladys Block at UC-Berkeley, told me of an unpublished study that found people with the highest serum vitamin C levels were the happiest. How delightful to read in AJCN this month that hospital patients given 500 mg of vitamin C twice daily improves mood and reduces [...] 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 »

Annual reading notes

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This information was obtained from various meetings, readings, and reader emails investigated during the past 12 months. In this email are keywords.  The longer explanations and sources are at this link.  There you can also find links to related research in recent years.
NPR Program: Subject: Love, Happiness, Consciousness [...] Read more »

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