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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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Optimal Macros For Fat Loss With Less Hunger

Many people like to define their diet based on macro ranges, such as: low-carb, ketogenic, high-fat, low-fat, high-protein, or high-carb. However, if you want to control your appetite, reduce body fat, and improve your health, you probably want to know if your chosen dietary preference works. Everyone agrees that consciously restricting calories can be difficult.  […]

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How to optimise your protein, fat and carbohydrates to minimise hunger

In the How much protein do you need to optimise satiety article we looked at the critical role of protein in managing hunger. The analysis of half a million days of MyFitnessPal data showed that your body is satisfied with less energy when you give it adequate protein.  So, with protein locked in, this article looks at how fat, […]

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How Much Protein Do You Need To Reduce Hunger For Weight Loss?

There is a lot of discussion and confusion on the interwebs around protein. Will too much protein raise my blood sugars? Will protein ‘kick me out of ketosis’? Won’t too much protein it hurt my kidneys? Will protein raise mTOR and give me cancer? Isn’t protein is a poor energy source? But I don’t want … How much protein do you need to optimise satiety? 

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How much protein do you need on keto ?

There is a lot of confusion about ‘excess protein’ and whether you can have too much protein on keto. Insulin and protein are used to build and repair your muscles, organs and the other important parts of your body.  This is an important and beneficial use of protein and insulin. Foods that contain the harder […]

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High fat low protein diet vs high protein diet

In a recent Facebook thread Richard Morris of Two Keto Dudes fame said:   The lipophobics and the aminophobics are both talking past each other at strawmen.   The hysteria is not just humorous, it’s confusing and turning away novices. This phoney controversy causes people to recommend insane amounts of protein at BOTH ends of the […]

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The secrets to a sustainable Protein Sparing Modified Fast (PSMF) diet (with recipes and optimised food lists)

How to maximise fat loss with the safely with the PSMF while minimising cravings and nutrient deficiencies.

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How much is too much protein? The A – Z Guide.

You eat too much protein, they say… Now that fat is out of the spotlight, the focus for many in low carb and vegan circles has turned to protein as the macronutrient that needs to be avoided for health, good blood sugar control and longevity. At the same time, there are still are plenty of […]

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Protein and insulin. Why do my blood sugars rise after a high protein meal?

There is a lot of controversy and confusion over gluconeogenesis and the impact of protein on blood sugar and ketosis. I want to shed some light on protein, insulin, and how high protein meals impact your blood sugar. Some common questions around the interwebs include: If you are managing diabetes, should you avoid protein because […]

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Is there a relationship between nutrient density and macronutrients?

Question:  To achieve optimal health, diabetes control, and longevity you should… Eat more fat to burn your body fat. Follow a Protein Sparing Modified Fast (PSMF). Eat more protein and lift heavy. Drink Bulletproof Coffee. Fast more. Decrease protein and eat more fat bombs. Take exogenous ketones, butter and MCT oil to boost your blood ketones. […]

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