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

Archive for ‘vitamins

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 »

J Nutrition May, 2010

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SUMMARY – Just a few headlines as we head into summer:
1. High protein diet inhibits fat formation
2. Reservatrol helps the heart
3. Choline intake should be even higher – Overall, 550 mg per day. An egg has 112 mg.
4. Maternal vitamin D level vital for birth weight – among white mothers, the lowest risk is from 60 to 80 nmol/L.
5. Coffee [...] 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 »

J Nutrition Apr, 2010

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NUTRITION INVESTIGATOR INTERPRETATION – Half the US takes supplements. Even so, most need more vitamin D, antioxidants, and DHA, one of two essential fatty acids in fish oil. “Tens of millions of new Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementia [...] Read more »

Vitamin D,Miracle drug?

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The New York Times of February 1, 2010, ran an article titled “Vitamin D: Miracle Drug: Is it science, or just talk?” The author writes, “But don’t start gobbling down vitamin D supplements just yet. The excitement about their health potential is still far ahead of the science. Although numerous studies have been promising, there [...] 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 »

AJCN July, 2009

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Women Breastfeeding

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SUPPLEMENTS FOR A HEALTHY WOMAN WHO IS BREASTFEEDING
DISCLAIMER: So much information is being discovered about nutrition required for women who are pregnant and breastfeeding. Proper nutrition of these women will affect the entire lifetime of the baby. For this reason, I want to share this information so that it can be discussed with your [...] Read more »

The Atkin's Diet – What The Best Nutrition Science Journals Say – 2003-4

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The Atkin’s Diet – what the best nutrition science journals say – 2003-4 literature
AJCN 79:711(May, 2004)”Too much sugar, too much carbohydrate, or just too much?”
Since 1963, carbohydrate intake has increased by 126 [...] Read more »

The Multivitamin Debate

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