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

Archive for ‘vitamin D

AJCN Aug 2013-Ready for school list of resolutions

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Proper nutrition is most effective and least costly path decrease diseases and obesity! Poor nutrition during pregnancy is a major public health problem in the United States and other countries. See these headlines with short explanations and links to research findings in Summaries after these headlines.
Avoid sugar-sweetened beverages! Drink green tea! Avoid fructose! Eat breakfast!   Eat a healthy diet!  Drink more water! Move […] Read more »

Apr AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS and links are after headlines:
HEADLINES: FOR EVERYONE: 1. Cocoa/dark chocolate raises HDL [good cholesterol]. 2. People in the lowest quintile of magnesium levels have 60% increased risk of fatal ischemic heart disease. Foods rich in magnesium include whole grains, legumes, nuts, and green leafy vegetables. 3. Sun exposure is insufficient. You must take at least 2,000 IU of […] Read more »

AJCN May 2013 from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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Happiness is precious for health. Classes are over for me until August! Read the details of April’s AJCN articles after these headlines:
PREVENT CANCER: 1. Guidelines to prevent risk of death from cancer – 6 recommendations for men [regarding body fatness, physical activity, foods and drinks that promote weight gain, plant foods, animal foods, and alcoholic drinks and […] Read more »

Apr AJCN from Nutrition Investigator Roc

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DETAILS follow these one line summaries. Links are to abstracts in peer-reviewed journal.
IMMEDIATE ACTION – 10. Human skeletal muscle needs much more vitamin C than leukocytes. So getting 500 mg twice a day may be much better than just 200 mg daily. 6. Eating consciously reduces overeating. – Evidence indicates that attentive eating provides a novel approach to aid weight loss […] Read more »

Recent additional readings

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So much good nutrition I am putting in my body; I also want you to be able to taste it. Read details after these headlines. Sorry there are no links, but most items are at a public library – kindly provided by our government, even to the 47% and binder women.  I. This month’s Scientific […] Read more »

AJCN July 2012

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HEADLINES: FOR ALL: 1. People who consume two daily tablespoons of olive oil reduce mortality 26% and heart disease 44% compared to those getting less. 2. Rules to dramatically reduce cancer risk: a. be lean; b. be physically active; c. limit energy dense food intake; d. eat mostly plants; e. […] Read more »

J Nutr, Mar 2012

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Sending caring thoughts to the growing interest in accurate nutrition information by subscribers to nutritioninvestigator. Read the summaries with links to abstracts at www.nutritioninvestigator.org. Here’s the headlines:
EAT LESS RED MEAT! GET ENOUGH VITAMIN D and FISH OIL.1. Consumption of red meat causes health hazards– [choose the no fours diet]. 2. Get lycopene to preserve your […] Read more »

AJCN Jan, 2012 featuring your skeleton

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American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition JAN, 2012-Nutrition treats for a fabulous 2012
FIRST SNACK: 1. Thanks to Bruce Ames for folate increase – Folate fortification reduces neural tube defects 20-80%
FIRST MEAL: 2. Your skeleton is an endocrine organ! A growing body of evidence supports the role of the skeleton as an endocrine organ, which establishes a […] Read more »

J Nutr, Dec 2011

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Read my summaries below these headlines. Links go to published journal abstracts.

Pregnant? 1. Infant formula is very deficient compared to breast milk.
Obvious but healthful reminders: 2. Replacing soda with water and desserts with fruit makes a tremendous difference to energy intake and disease risk. 3. Children weigh less and eat more vegetables if they eat […] Read more »

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 »

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