Personal Fat Threshold Model of Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Obesity

Carbs trigger the release of insulin, which makes you fat.   Right? No.  Not exactly. After some fascinating discussion in a private chat group that we’re both in, Dr Ted Naiman created his ‘insulinographic’ to elucidate the personal fat threshold and the adipose-centric theory of diabesity.  When I shared it, it prompted some great discussion …

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The Real Reason Why You’re Insulin Resistant and The Macros to Reverse It

There are many misconceptions about insulin and how to optimise it.  Many in the low-carb and keto communities believe the best way to reverse insulin resistance is simply to swap carbs for fat and even avoid protein!  However, the reality is a little more complex.  While switching your carbs for fat may help you manage one …

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Glucose Revolution by Jessie Inchauspe (the Glucose Goddess): Review

I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot about Jessie Inchauspe, “The Glucose Goddess”, lately.  Many people have asked me what I think of her approach to stabilising blood glucose.     So, I spent some time checking out her Instagram, website, Amazon preview and everything I could find on her new book, Glucose Revolution: The Life-Changing …

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Macros Masterclass – The Results

We wanted to say a MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS to the Optimisers who participated in our first Macros Masterclass and showcase their fantastic results in this article.  Six hundred and eighty-four Optimisers joined us on 8 January 2022 to the first-ever Macros Masterclass, ready and raring to go. They quickly settled into our new dedicated platform. After …

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What to Eat for Each Phase of Your Monthly Menstrual Cycle

The fluctuations in hormones, cravings, and appetite that occur throughout a woman’s monthly cycle are fascinating and mysterious – not just for guys, but for most women as well!   In the days leading up to menstruation, women often experience an increase in cravings, appetite, blood glucose, and insulin levels.  This is sometimes accompanied by water …

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Eat Like a King at Breakfast – Does It Work? What the Data Has to Say About Early Time-Restricted Feeding (eTRF)  

A popular adage suggests we should “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper”.  [1] [2] [3]  [4] [5] [6] We interrogated more than half a million days of food diaries to see whether it is actually helpful to eat like a king for breakfast. Eat dinner like a pauper …

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