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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 »

J Nutr Oct 2014

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Happy Halloween month! My blueberry/green tea clinical trial will be open for enrollment soon. If your name is not on my list yet, please RSVP, SUBJECT: trial info please.
1. Vitamin C and antioxidants reduce arterial stiffness reducing risk of many pathologies (so take 500mg vitamin C twice a day); 2. Soy plus fish oil reduce LDL and TriGlycerides even for [...] Read more »

AJCN Dec 2013 – No Fours Diet for 2014 from Roc

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No Fours Diet RESEARCH HEADLINES - See longer synopses with active links below headlines:
HEADLINES:
PREGNANCY: For healthy full-term infants, breast milk is an appropriate standard for virtually all nutrients; There is a substantial demand for choline during late pregnancy -  Food sources for choline; Maternal DHA (from fish oil) increases offsprings IQ
OBESITY: Sugar is major trigger to obesity; Post-natal high omega-3/low omega-6 diet reduces lifetime [...] Read more »

J Nutr Part 1

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See longer summaries and links to published articles after the Headlines. Because of a conference on protein intake at the end of this issue, discoveries about sleep, and a question about flu vaccines, I will send another note soon, and have kept this one short. Please read the next letter carefully.
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH Fish [...] Read more »

June Journal of Nutrition from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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See summaries and active links to abstracts at summaries below.
Good things to eat: Further evidence supports drinking red grape juice daily reduce blood pressure and anxiety and improve memory ; Whole grains maintain protein and microbiome; Eating nuts reduces heart disease risk; Getting plenty of soy reduces cardiovascular disease risk; Citrus intake reduces inflammatory bowel risk; More vegetable intake correlates with [...] Read more »

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 »

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 »

AJCN February, 2010

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SUMMARY - See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles further down this page at DETAILS.
EVERYONE 1. 4-legged diet diet causes acid stomach and osteoporosis – Nearly all the genes and epigenetic regulatory mechanisms we carry today were originally selected for behaviorally modern humans who appeared in Africa between 100,000 and 50,000 y ago.Results: As Plant:Animal [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Dec, 2009

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SUMMARY - Coming to this blog soon: my recently accepted peer-reviewed scientific paper reviewing many scientific studies about the health benefits of taking 500 mg of vitamin C twice a day.
Fish and fish oil are not perfect, but have great health benefits -
1. Tremendous benefits of fish oil are measured
2. Most people need more fish and less 4-legged [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Nov, 2009

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J Nutrition Nov, 2009 — SUMMARY - See this, longer synopses, and links to published articles at http://campus.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/1109jnutr.htm
The other journal reviewed at this site, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, was recently voted among the top 100 most influential journals of the century! Links to all journal reviews are at http://campus.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/N409litnotes.htm
CONTROLLING YOUR WEIGHT
1. Saturated fat intake has major [...] Read more »

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