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optimal foods for different goals

A number of attempts have been made to rank foods based on their nutrient density or some other measure. Useful parameters that can be used to optimal foods for different goals include: nutrient density / calorie, nutrient density / cost, nutrient density / weight, fibre / calorie, fibre / weight, calorie / weight, cost / […]

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good fats, bad fats

Even more than cholesterol or other blood markers it appears clear that insulin resistance, elevated blood glucose and hyperinsulinemia increase your risk of heart disease, obesity, stroke, cancer andom dementia.[1] An understanding of the food insulin index data tends to lead people to increase the fat content of their diet in in an effort to normalise […]

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fibre on a ketogenic diet

High fibre foods are often high in carbohydrates which can be problematic for people with diabetes or those trying to achieve ketosis. People aiming for a low carbohydrate diet often avoid all carbohydrates, including fibre, however this may not be optimal for gut health or overall nutrition in the long term. This article highlights nutrient […]

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Bulletproof coffee

I, along with a growing number of people it seems, enjoy starting the day sometimes with a “Bulletproof Coffee” which for me involves two shots of espresso coffee, a chunk of butter and a dash of MCT oil (or coconut oil) and blended into a fatty frothy brew. The theory is that this high fat […]

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