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

Archive for ‘vitamin E

Roc’s reading notes for Jan, 2015

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Now tweeting at @RocOrdman.  Below are headlines on other articles of interest I have read. Please see full notes by clicking here. It is a lot to read, but I have friends, who have saved the 10 minutes it takes to read these notes, who are now getting cancer and heart attacks and Alzheimer’s. Please give [...] Read more »

J Nutrition from Emeritus Roc May 2014

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I am busy transitioning from my teaching career. I shall catch up once life settles down a bit. Seventh grandchild, daughter getting married, planting a garden, digging irrigation system. What joy and exercise. I wish you great bliss every moment.
FEATURED: 1. Vitamin Kintake is inversely associated with mortality risk - Vitamin K has been related to cardiovascular [...] Read more »

Extras from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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1. Hazards of eating red meat - December 2013- Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome. “these results demonstrate that the gut microbiome can rapidly respond to altered diet”. Within two days, the types of microbes thriving in the gut shuffle around. And there are signs that some of these shifts might not be so [...] Read more »

Jan J Nutrition 2013

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A bit late because of our house fire. Make your New Year even happier with good nutrition which includes exercise! And perhaps cheese and definitely breakfast. See details and active links after these headlines:
1. Animal models show benefit of supplemental vitamins C and E to reduce the risk of chronic disease and physiological aging 3. It remains unclear [...] Read more »

Vitamin Overdose Concerns and AJCN Oct, 2011

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Media oversimplify to report possible hazards of taking vitamin E, multivitamin, and fish oil. But there are serious flaws in each interpretation. As my research poster 62 points out, even nutrition and medical experts differ widely on what supplements they actually use themselves. Please ask an expert. And [...] Read more »

J Nutr Oct 2011 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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J Nutr Oct 2011 from Roc Nutrition Investigator
Thanks for the kind remarks so many of you send. I hope you are able to afford blueberries, strawberries, yogurt, and time enough for love. For links that work and full summaries please see below Key Ideas.
FEATURE: The New Yorker 10/3/2011 pg 44 – Personal Best – Surgeons, [...] Read more »

AJCN May, 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.
EATING FOR HEALTH
1. Steamed foods are better fpr health than those cooked with high heat
2. Adding the right spices to meat before cooking reduces harmful products from cooking – Cloves, Cinnamon, Oregano, [...] 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 »

J Nutrition Oct, 2009

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J Nutrition Oct, 2009 – SUMMARY — See SYNOPSES and links after summary located at
http://www.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/1009jnutr.htm
Some things are very clear: 1. Whole grain and cereal intake helps keep a thinner waistline
2. A nutritious diverse diet prevents cognitive decline
3. Eating a meal with complete nutrition stimulates muscle growth
4. Yogurt soothes your bowels
5. Tart cherry juice is beneficial
6. [...] Read more »

Annual reading notes

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NOTES ADDED TO NUTRITION INVESTIGATOR WEBSITE SUMMER, 2009
This information was obtained from various meetings, readings, and reader emails investigated during the past 12 months. In this email are keywords.  The longer explanations and sources are at this link.  There you can also find links to related research in recent years.
NPR Program: Subject: Love, Happiness, Consciousness [...] Read more »

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