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AJCN Dec 2013 – No Fours Diet for 2014 from Roc

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No Fours Diet RESEARCH HEADLINES – See longer synopses with active links below headlines:
HEADLINES:
PREGNANCY: For healthy full-term infants, breast milk is an appropriate standard for virtually all nutrients; There is a substantial demand for choline during late pregnancy –  Food sources for choline; Maternal DHA (from fish oil) increases offsprings IQ
OBESITY: Sugar is major trigger to obesity; Post-natal high omega-3/low omega-6 diet reduces lifetime […] Read more »

J Nutrition Apr, 2010

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NUTRITION INVESTIGATOR INTERPRETATION – Half the US takes supplements. Even so, most need more vitamin D, antioxidants, and DHA, one of two essential fatty acids in fish oil. “Tens of millions of new Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementia […] Read more »

AJCN October, 2009 – SUMMARY

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AJCN October, 2009 – SUMMARY – The Triage Theory of Bruce Ames explains a likely reason for the epidemic of heart disease and cancer. It is explained more completely in the SYNPOSES at this link [http://campus.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/1009ajcn.htm]. And if you […] Read more »

J Nutrition Sept, 2009 – SUMMARY

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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 »

AJCN July, 2009

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AJCN July, 2009 – SUMMARY
This is another issue packed with wonderful reminders and revelations about the benefits of a healthy diet. To remember why so much is now being discovered, please review the omics revolution. Also please read […] 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.
1. SYMPOSIUM: MATERNAL AND CHILD MENTAL HEALTH
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 »

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 »

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