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

Archive for ‘vitamin D

AJCN Oct 2015 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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FOR STAYING HEALTHY- 30g of milk vs. beef protein intake have identical effects on building muscles after exercise….Keeping hydrated reduces oxidative stress. ….Fiber intake reduced risks of incident colorectal adenoma and distal colon cancer 24% in the highest tertile. ….Dietary factors can affect telomere [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Oct, 2015

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Recall last newsletter reported on Metformin as a potential lifespan extension drug.  I have added an essay about my reading about it here.  To read longer summaries of the headlines below, please read after these headlines.
GOOD…Dietary cocoa is an important source of flavonoids and is associated with favorable cardiovascular disease effects; Dietary whey and casein proteins decrease food intake [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Mar, 2015 from Roc Nutr Investigator

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Happy Spring to those up north! See the full summaries with many great bits of information after these headlines:
Many articles on the pathogenic effects of sugars and artificial sweeteners to people and offspring -e.g. Compared to table sugar, HFCS reduces survival and fitness of offspring; Celery and parsnips also reduce risk of cancer; Food insecurity is associated with [...] Read more »

J Nutr Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The blueberry/green tea clinical trial is underway. The first volunteers are already providing measurements. To learn how to join, email ordman@beloit.edu  SUBJ: teaberry trial
To read details of the notes see below.
Fruit and veggie fiber reduces stroke risk up to 15% among 70,000 Swedes; DHA [fish oil] suppresses peanut and whey allergies; Vitamin D deficiency causes progression of [...] Read more »

AJCN Nov 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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Research headlines from the November American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  See longer summaries below headlines:
High vitamin D levels (5,000 IU daily supplement) reduce cardiovascular disease, cancer, fractures, and death in 13 year study of 14,641 Brits; Colored vegetables and fruits reduce risk of ovarian cancer ; Western diet (saturated fat) promotes type 2 diabetes; Fish oil protects cardiovascular [...] Read more »

A ton of extra notes worth sharing from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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With no classes to prepare, I can finally clear out all of the old notes that I felt were important to share. I shall try to organize brief key words below, but hope you have time to peruse the much longer details after key words.
1. Keep active frequently. Compelling data indicates that an hour at [...] 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 »

Linus Pauling conference review – from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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The latest LPI Newsletter has my photo in the front row at this summer’s conference, that I reviewed here.
Headlines: Get 2g fish oil daily, 2,000IU vitamin D, 500mg twice a day vitamin C, whole grains and nuts, fiber, folate, resveratrol, soy, spices  turmeric, onion, horseradish, garlic, and rosemary.
Notes from LPI Researchers’ Publications:
Vitamin D causes synthesis of [...] Read more »

J Nutrition Oct, 2013

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Wishing you realization of the wonderful present moment! Please read the details below headlines.
HEADLINES OF ARTICLES THIS MONTH
Higher food prices threatens food security for people near poverty. [A previous report shows malnutrition also leads to more violent mental function.]
Enjoy your soy - Absolute plant sterol intake was inversely related to the risk of a first MI in [...] Read more »

AJCN Oct 2013

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SUMMARY - See longer synopses after the headlines. Remember 500mg vitamin C twice a day has been shown to increase happiness and decrease stress. Be conscious you are putting joy into your body.
HEADLINES: Superfoods to reduce cardiovascular risk , especially in cocoa, tea, apples, red wine, and berries. A little four legged meat will not kill you - Red meat consumption [...] Read more »

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