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building a better nutrient density index

Nutrient dense foods can increase satiety by providing adequate nutrition and reduced cravings with less energy. Some approaches to nutrient density focus on vitamins and minerals while others use a broader range of nutrients that include essential amino acids and essential fatty acids. This article outlines a new system for prioritisation of foods that focuses on essential […]

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nutrient dense superfoods for maintenance

These foods will help you maximise nutrient density and sustain health with adequate energy for weight maintenance. “A nourishing, balanced diet that provides all the required nutrients in the right proportions is the key to minimising appetite and eliminating hunger at minimal caloric intake.” Paul Jaminet The downside of the most nutrient dense foods is that they […]

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optimising micronutrients and macronutrients for different goals

This article looks at the macro and micronutrient split for the most nutrient dense foods using a multi criteria analysis tailored for different goals (i.e. diabetes, therapeutic ketosis, weight loss and athletic performance). High protein foods are typically much more nutrient dense than high carbohydrate foods. The optimal protein intake for athletes, people who are metabolically […]

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your personalised food ranking system

A number of attempts have been made to develop food rankings. We can combine the concept of insulin load with nutrient density to help us make optimal food choices based on our goals, situation and budget. This article looks at other ways to prioritise our our food choices quantitatively to design a food ranking to suit your […]

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