Optimal Nutrient Intakes (ONIs) for Satiety and Health

While the Dietary Reference Intakes define the minimum amount of nutrients to prevent acute diseases due to the deficiency of essential nutrients, you’re probably more interested in the nutrient intakes that will maximise your health. This article summarises the Optimal Nutrient Intakes (ONIs) that you can use as a stretch target to optimise your health.   …

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Vitamins for Weight Loss and Satiety: Which Ones and How Much Do You Need?

The dietary supplement industry is worth $125 billion per year and is set to reach a massive $210 billion by 2026.  Vitamins are big business, marketing to the hopes and dreams of people who want to improve their health, lose weight and compensate for a poor diet.   But which (if any) of these vitamins actually help? …

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Fat – Optimal vs Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range (AMDR)

The official Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs) were determined by the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine in 2005.  The AMDR for fat was set at 20% to 35% of total calories for ‘the planning and assessment of the diets of healthy people.  However, disagreement and discussion over these recommendations have increased …

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