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

Archive for ‘weight control

Discoveries in the Journal of Nutrition Sept, 2010

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SUMMARY – Evidence of good things to be getting in your diet is provided for resveratrol (1), blueberries (2a and 2b), whole grains (4), and vitamin D (5). Hazards were found for eating too much protein (3), and high fat and calorie selections at school lunches [...] Read more »

J Nutrition July, 2010

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J Nutrition July, 2010 -See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles at Nutrition investigator .
SUMMARY -
1. Competent eaters eat their way to much better health – Competent eaters are positive, comfortable, and flexible with eating and are matter-of-fact and reliable about getting enough to eat of enjoyable and nourishing food. Reading this newsletter [...] 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 »

Vitamin D,Miracle drug?

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The New York Times of February 1, 2010, ran an article titled “Vitamin D: Miracle Drug: Is it science, or just talk?” The author writes, “But don’t start gobbling down vitamin D supplements just yet. The excitement about their health potential is still far ahead of the science. Although numerous studies have been promising, there [...] 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 »

disclaimer note and AJCN June, 2009

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PERSONAL COMMENT: I am honored that so many people around the world have asked to receive my summaries of the latest peer-reviewed nutrition research. Having studied nutrition for many decades, I recognize that my summaries often reflect my scientific prejudices. Please read the brief article about the likely benefit of vitamin C and E supplements [...] Read more »

Linus Pauling Meeting Notes May, 2009

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Linus Pauling Meeting Notes   May, 2009 About the Linus Pauling Institute
See the entire program with full names and institutions here.
Below after this 2 page summary is my 6 page summary of the conference.
SUMMARY:
WHY SO MANY NEW NUTRITION DISCOVERIES NOW – Omics approach:  These are the technologies for finding the molecules that exist in [...] Read more »

AJCN May, 2009

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AJCN May, 2009 – SUMMARY – Read details with links at http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/ln/ln09mayajcn.htm
REDUCE YOUR RISK FOR DISEASE
9. To reduce your risk for heart disease, polyunsaturated fats PUFA are best, then monounsaturates MUFA, worst is saturated fat
2. Fish oil lowers LDL and risk of heart disease. They also reduce ventricular arrhythmias.
4. Vitamin D reduces heart risk
11. Colorectal [...] Read more »

J Nutrition May, 2009

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SUMMARY – See longer synopses and links after summary. Sorry even the summary is long, but there is so much here that is exciting.
PROS AND CONS OF MILK – BE MODERATE?
1. High milk consumption in children does not help weight loss
2. Dairy products preserve your bones
3. High milk intake has hazard
4. High vitamin D [...] Read more »

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