Carbs Make You Fat and 9 Other Nutrition Myths That Need To Die

Progress, in science, is a continual process of discarding theories that no longer fit the latest data.  The scientific process requires that we continually test our theories and ideas to increase our accuracy.  To avoid being confidently wrong, we must continually review our beliefs and weed out outdated theories.  This article debunks 10 mainstream nutrition …

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Macros Masterclass – Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be covering in the Macros Masterclass.  Week 1 – Baselining Objective Complete one week of tracking your normal diet in Cronometer to get an accurate assessment of how you usually eat and set up Nutrient Optimiser. Actions: Set up Cronometer Learn to log food accurately in Cronometer Set up …

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The “Acceptable” Macronutrient Ranges (AMDR) for Protein, Fat and Carbs: A Data-Driven Review

These are some of the questions we regularly see in the Macros Masterclass and Data-Driven Fasting Challenges.  Sadly, they are not considered by the latest Dietary Guidelines, which provide a one size fits all approach.    In an attempt to add some clarity, this article shows you how you can modify your macronutrient targets to …

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Metabolic Flexibility: How to Give Your Body What it Needs When it Needs It.

‘Metabolic flexibility’ is a term that’s been thrown around a lot recently.  But what does it really mean? It might sound complex and confusing, but, in simple terms, ‘metabolic flexibility’ means having spare capacity in your body’s fuel tanks  – space to store the energy from your diet, either in the form of fat or …

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The Fascinating Relationship Between Macro and Micronutrients in the Food You Eat

Many people experience almost magical benefits when they switch to a lower-carb diet, with a reduction in hunger and almost effortless weight loss.  But is the ‘magic’ due to the reduction of carbs, more fats, more protein, or more micronutrients? This article looks at what really happens when you reduce the processed carbs in your …

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