The Optimal Nutrient Intake

While the Recommended Dietary 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 (ONI) that you can use as a stretch target to optimise your health.   […]

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Optimal amino acid intake for satiety and weight loss

While many people are familiar with vitamins and minerals, most of us don’t give much thought to the individual amino acids that make up protein. Following on from the analysis of the essential vitamins, minerals and fatty acids, this article looks at our satiety response to the different amino acids to determine optimal stretch targets […]

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The effect of minerals on hunger and satiety

Obtaining adequate minerals is a big reason that you crave food.  Your body requires the essential micronutrients to function and sends you in search of more food until you get enough.  If you have none of the essential minerals, you will die.   According to Dr Bruce Ames’ Triage Theory, if you only have a little […]

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Which fats will make you skinny?

“Good fats vs “bad fats”? Which ones do you need more of? Which ones will drive you to eat more and end up on your belly and bum? It seems we have a strong craving for cholesterol and omega 3. We struggle to get enough of these in our modern diet. Once we get enough […]

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Why does protein suppress your appetite?

The percentage of protein in your diet is highly correlated with how much food you consume.  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.  These foods typically contain less protein and more carbs and fat.   Minimally […]

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Nutrient Optimiser Challenge… the results

We have run two challenges with some amazing results so far.  We were delighted to see how the theory and analysis detailed on Optimising Nutrition worked in practice.  People felt satisfied, energised, lost weight and saw their blood sugars stabilise when they started to incorporate more optimal foods and meals tailored to suit their goals.   […]

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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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