The Protein Leverage Hypothesis

Every few years, a new popular diet promises effortless weight loss.  You’ve probably heard of a few of them, like: The potato diet, The egg diet, The avocado diet, Herbal Life, Atkins, South Beach, Keto, Low fat, Carnivore, Zone Diet Plant-based/vegan, The Vegetable Soup Diet… the list goes on. Many people succeed when they switch …

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Does Eating Fat Make You Fat? The Surprising Truth About Cholesterol and Saturated Fat!

Confusion, controversy, and many questions abound around fat.  To clarify some of the questions listed above, this article will use our analysis of 125,761 days of food logs from 34,519 Optimisers to bring you data-driven answers to these FAQs. We’ll drill down into our satiety response to fatty acids to understand which ones you need …

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Low-Carb vs Low-Fat:  What’s Best for Weight Loss, Satiety, Nutrient Density, and Long-Term Adherence? 

Over the past half-century, the official medical recommendation for weight loss has been a low-fat diet. Most dietary guidelines tend to echo this sentiment and recommend reducing fat.  For example, the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend a meagre 20-35% of your calories from fat.  But in recent years, there has been a resurgence in …

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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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