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

Archive for ‘leucine

AJCN Oct 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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FOR STAYING HEALTHY- 30g of milk vs. beef protein intake have identical effects on building muscles after exercise….Keeping hydrated reduces oxidative stress. ….Fiber intake reduced risks of incident colorectal adenoma and distal colon cancer 24% in the highest tertile. ….Dietary factors can affect telomere [...] Read more »

J Nutrition July, 2015

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Highlight-Get exercise, protein, perhaps citrulline and BCAAs to maintain muscles as you age ……For everyone:Evidence to support joining the Teaberry Trial - Supplementation with Quercetin (from blueberries) and epicatechin (from green tea) have cardio benefits and reduce inflammation – For information on joining our teaberry study, click here; 5 components (diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors, smoking, social support [...] Read more »

J Nutrition June, 2015

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New stuff: Gluten may cause inflammation in everyone, not just those with Celiac’s ; Protein ingestion (28g) before sleep increases muscle growth and strength ; Cranberry juice lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes
Bowels: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)7 in humans includes ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn disease, Yogurt reduces gut inflammation and aids barrier integrity ; To keep your bowels happy, eat cheese, [...] Read more »

AJCN June 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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It requires difficult choices, which articles and how much to include in notes below. If you are at all interested in the details of any of these results, like how to have a successful high protein diet to lose weight, please read the summaries after these notes:
BAD: Saturated fat; Red meat consumption; added sugars in the diet like [...] Read more »

AJCN Feb 2015

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Mature adults need 2g leucine after exercise to maintain muscles; Whole wheat consumption reduces inflammation; Aerated drinks increase gastric volume and reduce appetite; Excess weight gain when pregnant makes baby fat; Breastfeeding increases baby’s brain power;Visceral adiposity is negatively associated with bone density and muscle attenuation; Fish intake reduces risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [...] Read more »

Roc’s reading notes for Jan, 2015

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Now tweeting at @RocOrdman.  Below are headlines on other articles of interest I have read. Please see full notes by clicking here. It is a lot to read, but I have friends, who have saved the 10 minutes it takes to read these notes, who are now getting cancer and heart attacks and Alzheimer’s. Please give [...] 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 »

Yogurt and Food Hormone Note

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Here are a couple of brief notes I want to share  :
FOOD AS A HORMONE
I am delighted that Science magazine published an article Food as a Hormone, found at most libraries pg 919 of the Feb 22 issue. The clinical trial on weight loss I conducted and published, “Pilot Study for an age and gender-based nutrient [...] Read more »

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