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Systematising Satiety – Low Carb Down Under Presentation

It has been a real honour to have the opportunity over the years to present at Low Carb Down Under and have them shared on their YouTube channel! Without further ado, here’s my latest presentation on satiety from the last meeting on the Gold Coast in Australia. Satiety is a fascinating and multi-factorial parameter of […]

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Seasonal Eating Guide [Don’t Eat for Winter]

Modern processed food uses the same formula of seasonal eating that Mother Nature uses to provide hyper-palatable food in autumn to help us eat more, store fat, and prepare for winter. In our modern food environment “comfort foods” are designed to be delicious and allow us to consume more of them. We are instinctively drawn […]

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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 to calculate your macros without losing your mind

Most macronutrient calculators give you a very specific answer about how to calculate your macros. This is simple, but unfortunately not optimal when it comes to ensuring optimal nutrition. Nutrient-dense whole foods don’t come in prepackaged satchels of protein, carbs, fat, fibre and calories that you can mix together to meet specific macronutrient and calorie […]

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The cost of macronutrients [Data Analysis]

Analysis of the USDA Cost of Food at Home database shows that fat is the cheapest macronutrient. Protein is the most expensive macronutrient, however a reduced carbohydrate diet does not necessarily require an increase in protein. Reducing the amount of carbohydrate and increasing the amount of fat in your diet is the most effective way […]

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