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

Archive for ‘heart disease

AJCN Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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In the past week I have spoken with people with high blood pressure and kidney stones. Reading these bimonthly headlines and searching my website may provide simple nutritional steps to reduce your suffering. Have heathy Holidays from Roc. Read summaries below the headlines.
HEADLINES: An apple a day could keep the doctor away (free abstract) A small apple every day reduces heart [...] Read more »

J Nutr Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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My blueberry/green tea clinical trial is in final testing stage. If your name is not on my list yet, please email ordman@beloit.edu, SUBJECT: trial info please.
Complete notes follow the headlines.
HEADLINES:
Response to reader inquiry: How to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease 1. Branched chain amino acid intake prolongs muscle protein synthesis - Take a 5g BCAA supplement after a [...] Read more »

American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Mar, 2012

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and active links at www.nutritioninvestigator.org. Sorry this is so long. Be conscious you are putting loving kindess into your body.
THE GOOD: 1. The best dietary choice is drinking green tea! 5 cups of green tea daily are even better than 4. 2. Eating dark chocolate or cocoa is great [...] Read more »

Three key health topics

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In answer to reader questions and reading beyond AJCN and J Nutrition, I have decided to share three web pages I have added, summarized and linked below:
1. Kidney Stones – Here are peer-reviewed article providing evidence that vitamin C does not cause kidney stones, and may help to prevent them. Although most urologists are taught [...] Read more »

AGE meeting and LPI news notes

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Notes from the American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010 and the Linus Pauling Institute Spring newsletter
American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010- INFLAMMATION SUMMARY
70% of death is caused by infection/inflammation; 16-30% by traumatic sepsis; 1-10% by age alone. Human life expectancy has increased 2.5yrs each decade since 1850. 50% of 21st century births will live [...] Read more »

J Nutrition May, 2010

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SUMMARY – Just a few headlines as we head into summer:
1. High protein diet inhibits fat formation
2. Reservatrol helps the heart
3. Choline intake should be even higher – Overall, 550 mg per day. An egg has 112 mg.
4. Maternal vitamin D level vital for birth weight – among white mothers, the lowest risk is from 60 to 80 nmol/L.
5. Coffee [...] 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 Sept, 2009 – SUMMARY

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See SYNOPSES and links after summary
Get plenty of red grapes, juice or wine (and blueberries, strawberries, and walnuts)
1.Symposium on Grapes – Eat lots of them often -
a. Resveratrol is a unique beneficial component of grapes.
b. for cardiovascular disease, the benefits of wine consumption appear to be greater than other alcoholic beverages.
c. with a [...] Read more »

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