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AJCN Dec 2014 from Roc Nutrition Investigator

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In the past week I have spoken with people with high blood pressure and kidney stones. Reading these bimonthly headlines and searching my website may provide simple nutritional steps to reduce your suffering. Have heathy Holidays from Roc. Read summaries below the headlines.
HEADLINES: An apple a day could keep the doctor away (free abstract) A small apple every day reduces heart [...] 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 »

American Jrnl of Clinical Nutrition Nov, 2012

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SUMMARY – See this, longer synopses, and active links further down this page.
1. Treatment of obesity BMI >40 or 100 pounds overweight. A reasonable target is 10% of baseline weight per person.
2. Sugar intake, esp. fructose, has risen from 20 pounds to 160 lbs/person/year.
3. Our data refute the existence of a healthy obese phenotype.
4. “Saving [...] Read more »

Fall Research Posters

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Two brief notes. First, a recent issue of Science (vol. 330, pg 1621 17 Dec 2010) stated that one of the top 10 discoveries of the past decade is that inflammation is a major cause of chronic diseases associated with aging. As Nutrition Investigator readers like you have known for many years, reducing stress, avoiding [...] 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 October, 2009 – SUMMARY

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AJCN October, 2009 – SUMMARY – The Triage Theory of Bruce Ames explains a likely reason for the epidemic of heart disease and cancer. It is explained more completely in the SYNPOSES at this link [http://campus.beloit.edu/nutrition/aln/1009ajcn.htm]. And if you [...] 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 »

disclaimer note and AJCN June, 2009

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PERSONAL COMMENT: I am honored that so many people around the world have asked to receive my summaries of the latest peer-reviewed nutrition research. Having studied nutrition for many decades, I recognize that my summaries often reflect my scientific prejudices. Please read the brief article about the likely benefit of vitamin C and E supplements [...] Read more »

Linus Pauling Meeting Notes May, 2009

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Linus Pauling Meeting Notes   May, 2009 About the Linus Pauling Institute
See the entire program with full names and institutions here.
Below after this 2 page summary is my 6 page summary of the conference.
SUMMARY:
WHY SO MANY NEW NUTRITION DISCOVERIES NOW – Omics approach:  These are the technologies for finding the molecules that exist in [...] Read more »

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