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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Whit’s Journey of Nutritional Optimisation

Whit has been a passionate member of our Optimising Nutrition Community, progressing through the Data Driven Fasting Challenge, Macros Masterclass and the Micros Masterclass (his favourite). Whit volunteered to share his learnings from his journey to help spread the word about Nutritional Optimisation. So… here’s Whit’s story. How It Started Whit moved through college not …

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Congrats, Christine!  That’s How It’s Done!

At Optimising Nutrition, nothing excites us more than seeing our Optimisers progress and move towards their goals as they apply the minimum effective dose of tracking and data to guide their journey of Nutritional Optimisation.  Christine’s charts from her journey through our Data-Driven Fasting challenge and our Macros Masterclass and Micros Masterclass tell quite a …

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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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What Factors Influence Satiety? How Carbohydrates, Fat, Fibre, Alcohol, Sugar and Caffeine Affect Your Appetite.

There is seemingly endless debate over whether carbs or fat are better or worse than one another, not to mention sugar and alcohol.  Previously, we’ve shown that protein % has the most significant positive impact on satiety.  That is, we tend to eat less when we reduce energy from fat and carbs and increase the …

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