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How to be a Regenetarian

Humans love technology.  Innovation is fundamental to who we are and has ensured we have thrived to the point that we now dominate every corner of the globe! But sometimes we take things too far.  We struggle to achieve balance, both as individuals and as a species.    We are now facing some significant health and […]

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The Optimal Nutrient Intakes

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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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 individual amino acids to determine optimal stretch targets […]

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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 will consume.  It’s not merely a matter of eating more protein, but rather, reducing energy from fat and non-fibre carbohydrates.  This will lead to an increased percentage of energy from protein. We instinctively gravitate to foods that are highly processed.  These […]

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