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

Archive for ‘pregnancy

American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Dec, 2011

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Read the summaries after the headlines.
HOLIDAY FEASTING 1. A kind alum shares: Harvard University writes: Pay attention to the protein package. Fish, poultry, and beans are your best bets. 2. Drinking soda causes heart disease.
SO MUCH FOR IN UTERO AND NEONATES and kids: Stay tuned for The Power of Programming: how in utero and neonate […] Read more »

Journal of Nutrition summary, July 2011

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J Nutrition July, 2011 –It’s July. Are you conscious now?
Headlines (synopses afterwards)
EVERYONE: 1. Skipping breakfast is hazardous to your life. 2. High cholesterol intake is associated with age-related hearing loss. – Consumption of monounsaturated fats may have a beneficial influence. 3. CLA supplement shows no benefit. – The usefulness of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) […] Read more »

AJCN Oct, 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.
WEIGHT CONTROL – 7. Current USDA dietary guidelines do not prevent obesity – The new food pyramid is still ineffective.
1. Diet counseling and exercise aid correct gestational weight gain – Excessive weight gain may harm mother and […] 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 »

AJCN November, 2009

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AJCN November, 2009 – SUMMARY -If you can pick up a copy of Women’s World Nov 2nd issue with Weight Loss Secrets of Dancing with the Stars on the cover, sold at many US store checkout lines, you can read the story on page 20 that tells The Science Behind The Secrets, attributed to Alfred […] Read more »

AJCN October, 2009 – SUMMARY

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AJCN October, 2009 – SUMMARY – The Triage Theory of Bruce Ames explains a likely reason for the epidemic of heart disease and cancer. It is explained more completely in the SYNPOSES at this link [http://campus.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/1009ajcn.htm]. And if you […] Read more »

AJCN, August, 2009

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SUMMARY
A deep breath is good nutrition, and helps you be conscious. Please see SYNOPSES and links after summary located at http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/0809ajcn.htm And if you have questions, please ask Roc at ordman@beloit.edu. To be removed from or add someone to get this nutrition summary, click here.
Hazards of 4 legged meat –
1. Four legged meat consumption […] Read more »

J Nutrition June, 2009 – SUMMARY – See SYNOPSES and links after summary.

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1. Another vitamin E supplement benefit
2. Celery parsley artichokes great with Apigenin – shows considerable promise as a chemopreventive agent
3. Folate essential during peri-conception
4. Diets to reduce or increase pre-eclampsia risk
5. No benefit to selenium supplements
6. BCAAs enhance skeletal muscle synthesis
7. Plant stanols lower triglycerides and LDL
8. Calculate your Mediterranean diet score
9. Many fertile […] Read more »

Journal of Nutrition April 2009

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J Nutrition April, 2009 – SUMMARY – See SYNOPSES and links after summary.
ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH FISH OIL? 1. Towards Dietary Reference Intakes for Eicosapentaenoic and Docosahexaenoic Acids-consistent evidence from multiple research paradigms demonstrates a clear, inverse relation between EPA+DHA intake and risk of fatal (and possibly nonfatal) heart disease, providing evidence that supports a […] Read more »

AJCN March, 2009

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SUMMARY – It took more than usual to summarize all of the relevant nutrition news this month.
1. SYMPOSIUM: MATERNAL AND CHILD MENTAL HEALTH
Introduction – in some countries, rates of undernutrition approach 50%…Suggestive evidence for the role of nutrients in maternal and child mental health has come from the reviews of iron, zinc, and omega-3 […] Read more »

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