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The biggest trends in nutrition

This article analyses the most significant trends in nutrition over the last hundred years. No!  Not, short-term dietary trends like the keto diet, vegan, paleo, carnivore or low carb, but rather the long-term trends that have been influenced by: world wars and depressions, politics and government subsidies, paradigm shifts in food processing, fossil fuel based […]

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Nutrient deficiency in YOUR diet  

I recently took a look at which nutrients might be missing from various popular dietary approaches in preparation for a recent on nutrient density.  At a population level, the chart below shows the proportion of the US population has a nutrient deficiency in various micronutrients.  Many people are not getting enough vitamin D, vitamin E, […]

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Jimmy Moore’s slow cooked pork with veggies

Jimmy posted this meal on his Facebook feed a while ago. Slow cooked pastured pork Boston butt cooked in @BareBonesBroth, local organic kale, broccoli, cauliflower, snow peas, home garden zucchini, local organic squash, home garden herbs (cilantro, dill, basil), local Garden blend sauerkraut, avocado, grass-fed butter, sea salt, and pepper. #lowcarb#highfat #ketogenic #realfood #howireallyeat The meal does really well […]

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fine tuning your diet to suit your goals – Wendy

There is no single dietary template that works for everyone. Different individuals have particular needs and goals, and nutrition should be adjusted accordingly. It can be useful to compare how your diet stacks up against other dietary approaches to identify where you might further refine and improve your diet. The insulin load of your diet […]

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coffee with cream and stevia

The reality is, coffee is a ‘food group’ for many people, including me. I think this is fine in the context of a balanced life that contains adequate rest and sleep and not too much stress.  Chris Kresser recently did a great podcast on the case for and against coffee that you can check out […]

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bacon, eggs, avocado and spinach

This is a pretty incredible combination of superfoods and a taste sensation in your mouth. As you can see from the NutrientData plot below the nutrients are spectacular with every nutrient and mineral covered and the amino acid score is also very high. Even though there are 13% carbs most of them (12g out of […]

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can you eat too much fat on a ketogenic diet?

Eating a low carb, high fibre, moderate protein diet will often naturally lead to elimination of processed high carb foods, increased satiety and reduced energy intake.  Reducing insulin will then allow stored body fat to be used for fuel. However if someone was trying to lose weight I would not recommend emphasising dietary fat once […]

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Optimal foods for fat loss

People with diabetes or insulin resistance may do well initially with a low carbohydrate diet to help them normalise blood glucose levels.  Managing your appetite is easier once you stabilise your blood glucose levels. However, once your glucose and insulin levels stabilise, you will likely benefit from reducing the energy density of your diet while also […]

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