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Should you EAT Lancet?

EAT Lancet was released on 16 January 2019, claiming to be the solution we’ve all been waiting for to save your health and the planet. However, on closer inspection of the actual food recommendations, it seems to be largely a continuation of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Rather than being whole foods plant-based, the focus […]

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Nutrient Density 101

Lots of people talk about nutrient density, but few know what it means or how to quantify it. We often define our diets in terms of vegan, keto, paleo, plant based, LCHF, pescitarian, carnivore or whatever, but rarely do we focus on ensuring that our food actually contains the nutrients we need to thrive and […]

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How to reverse type 2 diabetes

This article looks at the mechanisms of type 2 diabetes and gives you a road map to help you to maximise your chance of achieving optimal blood glucose control, fat loss and long-term metabolic health.

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The Nutrient Optimiser: It’s Alive!!!!

After many months of development, refinement and beta testing we’re excited to announce that the Nutrient Optimiser is now live! What is the Nutrient Optimiser? While the Optimising Nutrition blog contains a lot of details unpacking the latest in nutritional science, what most people want to know is what are the highest priority things they […]

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Nutritional Myth Busting

Progress in science revolves around disproving and discarding theories that are no longer useful. Scientists and engineers continually test their ideas to increase their chance of being right more often. While correlation doesn’t equal causation, if things you believe to be causal are found to be completely uncorrelated you should review your beliefs to see […]

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Why our food system is screwed (in charts)

You may have noticed that we’re getting fatter.  Obesity seems to be the new normal. Some people say we’re lazy and that we  need to be more disciplined and move more. But it obesity likely also has something to do with what we’re putting in our mouth.[2] In this article we crunch the numbers in […]

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Will Tim Ferriss’ 30g of protein at breakfast help you lose weight? 

You’ve probably heard that dietary adage about getting 30g of protein at breakfast to help manage your appetite.  Tim Ferriss popularised in his Four Hour Body and recently reiterated in this video. But does more protein at breakfast actually help you manage your hunger and keep you satisfied? To understand whether protein at breakfast helps with satiety, […]

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