The biggest trends in nutrition

This article analyses the most significant trends in nutrition over the last hundred years. No!  Not, short-term dietary trends like the keto diet, vegan, paleo, carnivore or low carb, but rather the long-term trends that have been influenced by: world wars and depressions, politics and government subsidies, paradigm shifts in food processing, fossil fuel based …

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What is nutrient density?

Lots of people talk about nutrient density, but few people understand what it means, how to quantify it or how to leverage its power to optimise their diet.   This article clarifies several common misconceptions around this critical topic and shows you how to identify the most nutritious foods tailored to your needs and goals. …

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Optimising Dr Shawn Baker’s carnivore diet from first principles

A recent article looking at Dr Baker’s carnivore diet identified some micronutrient gaps.  This article looks at how we could make some small tweaks to fill these gaps and help him stabilise his blood sugars and naturally boost his testosterone levels.    Rather than making radical wholesale changes that you probably won’t stick to, the Nutrient …

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optimising micronutrients and macronutrients for different goals

This article looks at the macro and micronutrient split for the most nutrient dense foods using a multi criteria analysis tailored for different goals (i.e. diabetes, therapeutic ketosis, weight loss and athletic performance). High protein foods are typically much more nutrient dense than high carbohydrate foods. The optimal protein intake for athletes, people who are metabolically …

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