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

Archive for ‘muscles

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 »

J Nutrition June, 2014

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Quick thoughts to remind you to be conscious of what you put in your body. Read details after headlines.
HEADLINES: Improved Dietary patterns: 1.Dietary pattern is key to long term health - The evidence base for dietary guidance has traditionally relied on research examining the relation between individual components of diet—nutrients, foods—and various health outcomes. Evidence is [...] Read more »

For those interested in longevity and healthspan

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Here is a great newsletter you may wish to subscribe to: 1. A Genetic Entrepreneur Sets His Sights on Aging and Death On March 4th, Dr. J. Craig Venter announced that he was starting a new company, Human Longevity, which will focus on figuring out how people can live longer and healthier lives. 2. Eat Plants And Prosper: [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Aug 2013

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HEADLINES - See summaries after headlines.
Unusual items this month!
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH - Nutrition research priorities to increase healthy life span - high priority areas: 1) variability in individual responses to diet and foods; 2) healthy growth, development, and reproduction; 3) health maintenance; 4) medical management; 5) nutrition-related behaviors; and 6) food supply/environment.
Coffee and tea consumption lowers mortality during 11 years after age 68
Fish [...] Read more »

J Nutr, Dec 2011

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Read my summaries below these headlines. Links go to published journal abstracts.

Pregnant? 1. Infant formula is very deficient compared to breast milk.
Obvious but healthful reminders: 2. Replacing soda with water and desserts with fruit makes a tremendous difference to energy intake and disease risk. 3. Children weigh less and eat more vegetables if they eat [...] 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 »

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.
EVERYONE
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 »

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.
SYNOPSIS OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH
1. Arginine shifts metabolism to muscle rather than fat gain [...] Read more »

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