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

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J Nutrition Aug, 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The signature below starts “Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life.” Read longer explanations of the following headlines. Consume more olive oil; Long-term dietary change, but not dieting, reduces weight gain in young and old; Fish oil may not be so good for older women; Orange juice polyphenols help heavy adults; Vitamin D helps mature […] Read more »

AJCN Mar 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Great nutrition reminders for spring. Details after headlines.
Good news! 15. American diets have improved since 2003
What to eat: 9. Chronic peanut consumption has great health benefits 1. Probiotics have great benefit 4. Eating olive oil instead of butter reduces LDL and body fat 7. Polyphenols and fish oils reduce oxidative stress and serum triglycerides 3. More vitamin D, more calcium absorbed 2. AfroAmericans need 2000IU of vitamin […] Read more »

Special October Notes from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Here are many notes from recent months. Read details after the headlines
Everyone: 4. What one change would most improve the work-life balance for scientists? Required exercise 5. Weight loss boosters-some foods burn calories! a. Beans b. salmon. c. Nuts d. green tea 6. 3 cups of milk a day may be too many. 7. people […] Read more »

Apr AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS follow these one line summaries. Links are to abstracts in peer-reviewed journal.
IMMEDIATE ACTION – 10. Human skeletal muscle needs much more vitamin C than leukocytes. So getting 500 mg twice a day may be much better than just 200 mg daily. 6. Eating consciously reduces overeating. – Evidence indicates that attentive eating provides a novel approach to aid weight loss […] Read more »

Yogurt and Food Hormone Note

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Here are a couple of brief notes I want to share  :
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 »

June J Nutrition 2012

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Just back from 5 days of the American Aging Association meetings in Ft. Worth, TX. One exciting finding – 1 glass of red grape juice daily dramatically restores cogitive impairment in the “elderly” (over 55?).
THE JOURNAL of NUTRITION ARTICLES THIS MONTH – Summeries, see stories below:
1. Elderly (over 65) benefit from dietary supplements – Even […] Read more »

AJCN and more from Nutrition Investigator Roc at 4:30 am

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see DETAILS for links and brief explanations after summary:
SUMMARY: Long message this time, to help you have a longer, healthier life. I inform my classes that knowing about good nutrition can add at least 10 years to your life. So I started early today to send you vital discoveries.
….FEATURE: 1) 2010 Nature article with recommendations […] 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.
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 »

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