Best Vitamins for Weight Loss and Satiety (and How Much You Need of Each).

The supplement industry is currently worth an estimated $125 billion per year.  By 2026, it is forecasted to nearly double and reach a massive $210 billion.  While ‘Big Pharma’ often captures the spotlight, vitamins are big business, too!   It’s hard to escape advertising for the latest magical supplement that will cure all your ills, shed …

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Optimal Amino Acid Intakes for Weight Loss, Satiety and Health

Amino acids are the smaller ‘building blocks of life’ that make up the macronutrient protein. We know from protein leverage and our satiety analysis that we continue eating until we satisfy our body’s demands for protein.  So, getting enough protein without excess energy is the most critical factor for feel fulling with fewer calories.  Unfortunately, …

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Optimal Nutrient Intakes (ONIs) for Satiety and Health

If you’re into nutrition, you may have heard of some of the recommended daily nutrient intake values, like: Dietary Reference Intake (DRI), Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), Adequate Intake (AI), Estimated Average Requirement (EAR), and Tolerable Upper Limit (UL).  These recommended nutrient intake targets were established in the 1940s to ensure World War II soldiers obtained …

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The Diet Quality Score: Your Ultimate Measure of a Balanced Diet

Have you ever wished there was a simple score to measure the quality of your diet? We did too.  So, we created the Diet Quality Score!  Unfortunately, most mainstream approaches to nutrition focus on the ‘bad things’ in food that you should avoid.  You know, like sodium, cholesterol, saturated fat, oxalates, antinutrients, etc. Popular alternatives …

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How to Break “Food Addiction” by Understanding Your Brain Chemistry

Do you ever feel ‘addicted to food’?    You may have heard that ‘sugar lights up your brain with dopamine just like cocaine’.   With that logic, it’s no wonder so many people claim they feel addicted to eating! But sugar isn’t the only thing that gives us a dopamine hit.  There are many other things that trigger …

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Manifesto for Agnostic Nutrition – Beyond Belief-Based Named Diets.

In days gone by, humans interpreted the things they didn’t understand as mysterious or magical.   We formed religions and worshipped deities like the sun, earth, fire, thunder, and water that nourished and sustained us. Over the centuries, empirical data and a deeper scientific understanding have filled in many of our knowledge gaps.  As we have gained more knowledge …

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