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Archive for ‘resveratrol

Reading notes for Oct 2014

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Lots of highlights from additional reading I have done in the past 2 months. See details below headlines. Teaberry trial coming soon – look for announcement in next few weeks.
I. Journal of the American Aging Association, October 2014 1. Exercise improves cognition 2.  Melatonin is anti-inflammatory 3. Reservatrol benefits the heart 4.  Curcumin improves your energy
II. From AARP Oct 2014 [...] Read more »

AJCN June 2014

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Headlines below, summaries follow. Coming soon – The remarkable promise of daily blueberries and green tea to prevent osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s.
Headlines: The Good: 1. Vitamin C intake correlates with better hearing 2. Dairy fat reduces diabetes risk 3. Weight bearing exercise more important than nutrition for bone mass 4. Taking resveratrol is very helpful to people with diabetes
The Bad: 5. Skipping breakfast prevents [...] Read more »

May J Nutrition 2013 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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A special welcome to my new readers from the Linus Pauling meetings May 15-18. Look for meeting notes in the next newsletter.
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH – see summaries below
1.  High protein intake required for weight loss - Eating 1.2 g of protein per kg body weight per day is necessary to maintain metabolic rate to [...] Read more »

AGE (Journal of the American Aging Association) Jan 2013

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There is so much legitimate nutrition news I am nearly overwhelmed. Though it makes life even more challenging that my house was destroyed in a fire Dec. 6th, along with almost all of my possessions. And that classes have just begun. But the news is so exciting, that I have actually revised the supplements that [...] Read more »

AGE meeting details

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Notes from the American Aging Association Meeting of June, 2010
*Growth hormone causes aging.  Both IFG1 and GH signaling harmful to longevity. GH- and IFG- are like caloric restriction.
*What is aging? Metabolism causes damage, damage causes pathology. Aging is multifaceted – genes extend life 10x, environment 3x, stochastic events 20x. Key identified factors include ROS, telomeres, [...] 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 »

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 »

J Nutrition August, 2009

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J Nutrition August, 2009 – SUMMARY — See SYNOPSES and links after summary located at
http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/0809jnutr.htm
Basic dietary advice – 1. Diets low in refined grains and high in fruits and vegetables produce a cancer prevention food plan
Specific items to eat -
Fish oil normally, but not during short term infection – 2. Endocannabinoids reduce inflammation 3. [...] Read more »

American Aging Assn Meeting Notes 2009

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American Aging Association Notes   May 13-16, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
For more complete notes, go to this site:http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/ln/ln09mayAGElong.htm
The American Aging Association (AGE) is the pre-eminent association of physicians and researchers devoted to understanding how aging occurs and how to reduce the painful effects often encountered as people age. I have been a member since 1990.
I. [...] Read more »

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