Keto Lie #5: Fat is a ‘free food’ because it doesn’t elicit an insulin response

The Carbohydrate – Insulin Hypothesis is one of the cornerstone beliefs of many who subscribe to low carb and keto diets.  The theory is that because carbohydrates raise insulin the most and insulin is related to fat storage, eating more carbohydrates will lead to more fat storage on your body. Hence, dietary fat should be …

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Vitamins for weight loss and satiety: which one and how much do you actually need?

The dietary supplement industry is worth $125 billion per year and is set to reach a massive $210 billion by 2026.  Vitamins are big business, marketing to the hopes and dreams of people who want to improve their health, lose weight and compensate for a poor diet.   But which (if any) of these vitamins actually help? …

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Why carbs, fat, sugar & alcohol affect your appetite in different ways and how to calculate your optimal targets for fat loss

Each of the different macronutrients (i.e. carbs, fat, protein, fibre and alcohol) have a unique impact on satiety and cause us to eat more (or less) than we may like to. This article details the findings of our data analysis of forty thousand days of food logging data from more than a thousand Optimisers and …

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