Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " protein "

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 […]

Continue reading

Don’t Eat for Winter!

Modern processed food uses the same formula 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 to foods that […]

Continue reading

optimising macros for fat loss with less hunger

Many people like to define their diet based on macro ranges, such as: low-carb, ketogenic, high-fat, low-fat, high-protein, or high-carb. However, if you want to control your appetite, reduce body fat, and improve your health, you probably want to know if your chosen dietary preference works. Everyone agrees that consciously restricting calories can be difficult.  […]

Continue reading

how to optimise your macro nutrient targets (protein, fat and carbs)

Most macronutrient and calorie calculators give you a specific target for calories, carbs, fat, protein and fibre. 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 […]

Continue reading

how much protein do I need on keto?

There is a lot of confusion about ‘excess protein’ and whether you can have too much protein on keto. Insulin and protein are used to build and repair your muscles, organs and the other important parts of your body.  This is an important and beneficial use of protein and insulin. Foods that contain the harder […]

Continue reading

micros > macros?

Most of the time, when it comes to nutrition, we like to think in terms of macronutrients. Carbs. Fat. Protein. Fibre. Simple! But maybe too simple? In the good old days, before your food was grown in nutrient depleted soil and the creation of nutrient-poor processed frankenfood, we just ate food.  We didn’t have to […]

Continue reading

how to get the minimum effective dose of nutrition

The goal of Optimising Nutrition is to help you design the minimum effective dose of nutrition to support your goals (e.g. performance, weight loss, diabetes management, therapeutic ketosis, bodybuilding, etc.). When we break it down, we require food that: provides adequate micronutrients, with enough energy (but not too much), that enables you to maintain healthy […]

Continue reading
1 2 3
>