How to engineer your nutrient dense diet – Definitive Guide

There’s a lot of talk about nutrient dense diet and “superfoods”, but what do these terms really mean?  Which foods actually give the most nutritional bang for your calorie buck?  That is, which foods provide the most nutrients for the least number of calories? Some approaches to quantifying nutrient density (e.g. Joel Fuhrman’s Aggregate Nutrient …

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Low energy density foods to help you feel full with fewer calories

high nutrient density low energy density foods list

Low energy density foods help you feel full with fewer calories as well as improving nutrient density per calorie. Some people who benefit from an LCHF approach initially may, as their blood glucose and insulin levels normalise, also benefit by decreasing the energy density and increasing the nutrient density of their diet. These low energy density …

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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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