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

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Better public school lunches face challenges

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News article on the difficulties of improving public school lunches:
http://news.yahoo.com/michelle-obama-america-schools-now-rely-junk-food-122011650.html

 Summary: Many kids do not eat the lunches, healthy foods in them cost more, so schools subsidize them by selling junk food that many kids buy instead of the healthy ones.

Thanks to my former student Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Georgia Integrative Medicine
www.georgiaintegrativemedicine.com

AJCN Nov, 2011

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  Read the summaries after these headlines. Here are the headlines.

GOOD THINGS: 1. Get the D and Dairy – 1000 mg daily Calcium is helpful for prevention of weight gain, cardiovascular disease, and cancer (It’s worth going to the link for summary of this) 2. n−3 PUFAs are beneficial to fight cancer, recover from surgery, […] 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 »

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