The Nutrient Bucket-Filling Game

Let’s play a game. Ready? Imagine your body is like a well-stocked pantry filled with storage containers, each holding vitamins, minerals, amino acids, glucose and fat—everything you need to nourish and fuel your body. The pantry has: large buckets holding bulky, frequently-used items – these are the macronutrients (i.e. protein, fat and carbs), smaller jars …

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Cronometer: How To Optimise Your Macronutrients [Macros Masterclass FAQ #3]

This section of the Macros Masterclass FAQs covers everything you need to know about using Cronometer.  Do I Need to Track My Food?  Many people have tried calorie counting before and failed. Trying to limit calories without changing WHAT you eat often doesn’t end well. It’s also not a wise choice to outsource your appetite …

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Why Are Micronutrients So Important? [Micros Masterclass FAQ Part 6]

This section of the Micros Masterclass FAQs details why we believe nutrient density is critical to empower you to cut through the noise in the nutrition space and optimise your diet.  The amount of calories we consume has increased significantly over the past half-century.  However, the amount of nutrients in the food we eat has …

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All About the Micros Masterclass [Micros Masterclass FAQ Part 1]

Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions from Optimisers as they embark on their quest of Nutritional Optimisation.   So, in response, we’ve mined the data for answers and documented the most important and interesting findings in this FAQs series.  The interaction between micronutrients and satiety is fascinating.  We hope you enjoy learning …

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Plant Protein vs Animal Protein. Are All Proteins Created Equal?

I sometimes hear the phrase “animal protein” used as a derogatory term, as if there’s something inherently bad about them.  But, are memes like this perpetuating an ethical paradigm or belief system rather than promoting human health or sustainability?  Is there any difference between ‘animal protein’ and ‘plant protein’?  Or are amino acids just more …

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