Linda’s amazing Data-Driven Fasting progress! Textbook DDF + Nutritional Optimisation!

Congratulations to Linda who saw some incredible results in our recent Data-Driven Fasting 30 Day Challenge, with  22 lbs (10 kg) weight loss (i.e. 11% of her starting body weight), 25 lbs of fat (11.3 kg) (26% of her starting fat),  3 lbs (1.3 kg) of lean mass gain, and  4 inches (10 cm) off …

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Oxidative Priority: The SECRET to optimising WHEN and WHAT you eat

Oxidative priority… it’s critical to understanding how fat loss works! In this article, you will learn how your body uses various fuels (with some cool diagrams and examples).  These “secrets” are central to our systems that have helped so many people optimise their diet and achieve their fat loss goals. This info will help you …

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Cholesterol: When to worry and what to do about it

Cholesterol can be a confusing topic, especially for the low carb and keto community.

But for most people, it doesn’t need to be that complex. Your body does a pretty good job of using the fuels you give it.

If you eat more carbs, you will likely see lower cholesterol and higher blood sugars.
If you get more of your energy from fat, you might see lower blood glucose levels and higher cholesterol.

But if you fall outside the standard reference range, your doctor may encourage you to take a statin drug to lower your cholesterol. This leaves many people confused and concerned about the undesirable side effects of statins.

We are usually told that high cholesterol is bad and low is good. But, like most things in nature, optimal rarely occurs at the extremes. As shown in the chart below, either too little or too much cholesterol can be a problem.

What foods raise your blood sugar and insulin levels (other than carbs)?

Does X, Y or Z raise my blood sugar?  This is a common question we get when people start with Data-Driven Fasting.  It’s also an important question for people (like my wife Monica) who are managing diabetes to empower them to make well-informed food choices that will keep their blood sugars stable. While carbohydrates have …

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