Does Eating Fat Make You Fat? The Surprising Truth About Cholesterol and Saturated Fat!

Confusion, controversy, and many questions abound around fat.  To clarify some of the questions listed above, this article will use our analysis of 125,761 days of food logs from 34,519 Optimisers to bring you data-driven answers to these FAQs. We’ll drill down into our satiety response to fatty acids to understand which ones you need …

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Best Vitamins for Weight Loss and Satiety (and How Much You Need of Each).

The supplement industry is currently worth an estimated $125 billion per year.  By 2026, it is forecasted to nearly double and reach a massive $210 billion.  While ‘Big Pharma’ often captures the spotlight, vitamins are big business, too!   It’s hard to escape advertising for the latest magical supplement that will cure all your ills, shed …

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What Factors Influence Satiety? How Carbohydrates, Fat, Fibre, Alcohol, Sugar and Caffeine Affect Your Appetite.

There is seemingly endless debate over whether carbs or fat are better or worse than one another, not to mention sugar and alcohol.  Previously, we’ve shown that protein % has the most significant positive impact on satiety.  That is, we tend to eat less when we reduce energy from fat and carbs and increase the …

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The Diet Quality Score: Your Ultimate Measure of a Balanced Diet

Have you ever wished there was a simple score to measure the quality of your diet? We did too.  So, we created the Diet Quality Score!  Unfortunately, most mainstream approaches to nutrition focus on the ‘bad things’ in food that you should avoid.  You know, like sodium, cholesterol, saturated fat, oxalates, antinutrients, etc. Popular alternatives …

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Nutrient-Dense Meals and Recipes

Looking for nutrient-dense meals and recipes? Look no further than Optimising Nutrition! Our recipes are packed with nutrients and flavour, so you can be sure you’re getting the most out of your meals.

The Most Nutrient Dense Foods per Calorie – Tailored to Your Goals and Preferences

A short list of nutrient-dense foods tailored to your goals and preferences is the simplest way to start your journey of Nutritional Optimisation and move toward optimal health and weight loss.  This article will give you access to a wide range of nutrient-dense food lists to empower you to get all the micronutrients you need …

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Keto Lie #6: Food Quality is Not Important. It’s All About Reducing Insulin and Avoiding Carbs.

People in Ketoland like to point out ‘there is no such thing as an essential carbohydrate‘. However, the reality is that many nutrient-dense foods that happen to contain some carbohydrates are also loaded with essential nutrients that are harder to find when carbs are reduced.  We do need some essential fatty acids. However, the actual …

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