Why does protein suppress your appetite?

What you will learn: The percentage of protein in your diet has a significant impact on how many calories you tend to consume.  But it’s not merely a matter of eating more protein, but rather, reducing energy from fat and non-fibre carbohydrates.   We instinctively gravitate to foods that are highly processed and effectively pre-digested.  These […]

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Nutrient Optimiser Challenge… the results

To date, we have run two challenges with some amazing results.  We were delighted to see how our analysis and theory detailed on Optimising Nutrition worked as designed.  People felt satisfied, energised, lost weight and saw their blood sugars stabilise when they started to incorporate more optimal foods and meals into their routine.   Check out […]

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Optimising Dr Paul Saladino’s carnivore diet

It’s great to see Dr Paul Saladino MD thriving on a nutrient-dense nose-to-tail carnivorous diet.   I’m really excited that Paul is talking about the importance of nutrient density in a carnivorous context.  Paul is “on a quest to find the human user manual”, which is something I can identify with.   There are plenty of benefits […]

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Nutrient Optimiser Mission Statement

Our mission To leverage technology, data analysis and innovative insights to enable individuals to optimise their food choices quantitatively. What do we do? We enable people to optimise their nutrition to achieve their goals. Our goal  To start a movement of people who quantitatively optimise their nutrition (Optimisers).   What do we mean by “nutrition”? “Nutrition” […]

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How to stay lean year round [Case Study]!

I recently came across a couple of interviews with Ivan Gavranic, who managed to get ripped and stay lean year round! Not many people see less than 5.9% on a DEXA scan, let alone be able to maintain weight loss! While this is probably not something you want to try to achieve, I thought it […]

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Manifesto for Agnostic Nutrition

In days gone by, humans saw things that they didn’t understand as mysterious or magical.   We formed religions and worshipped deities (like the sun, earth, fire, thunder and rain) that gave us nourishment and sustained us. Today, we have moved on from many of these deities as we gained more knowledge about the sun, rain, […]

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Do we need meat from animals?

Nutrition can be confusing.  The fact that there is so much passionate disagreement over what constitutes an ‘optimal human diet’ suggests that we still have a lot to learn.    One of the earliest Biblical conflicts and the first murder involved revolved around whether an animal vs grain sacrifice was more appropriate (i.e. Cain vs Abel).   […]

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The most powerful levers in nutrition

Popular nutrition enthusiasts typically focus on the one magic factor that will fix your ills.   vegan carnivore keto plant-based blood type low carb low fat “It worked for me.  It’s the only way, and it will surely work for you!” Meanwhile, both public health messaging and click bait-hungry media is awash with confusion. Every […]

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Optimising your identity from the inside out

Buying a surfboard doesn’t make you a surfer. Just like having a piano lesson doesn’t make you a pianist.   Similarly, buying a pair of sneakers doesn’t make you a runner.   But as we start to practice these skills we begin to look a bit more the like people who possess these identities: a […]

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