Personal Fat Threshold Model of Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Obesity vs the Carbohydrate Insulin Model

Carbs trigger the release of insulin, which makes you fat.   Right? No.  Not exactly. After some fascinating discussion in a private chat group that we’re both in, Dr Ted Naiman created his ‘insulinographic’ to elucidate the personal fat threshold and the adipose-centric theory of diabesity.  When I shared it, it prompted some great discussion …

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Protein Leverage | Professors Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer

University of Sydney Professors Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer’s work in protein leverage is perhaps the most important body of research around, empowering us to understand our appetite and what leads us to eat more (or less) than we need to.   Professor Stephen Simpson is the executive director of Obesity Australia and the academic director …

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Mistakes, Unlearning and Learning in Ketoland | Dr Ted Naiman

It was SO much fun to finally get to chat with Dr Ted Naiman about all that we’ve learned (and had to unlearn) over the last five years.

Ted has done heaps of interviews and podcasts about what he now believes, so I wanted to dig behind the memes to understand how he has changed what he believes.

Can Too Much Protein Accelerate Aging?

Professors Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer have identified what appears to be the universal explanation for obesity – the Protein Leverage Hypothesis. The Protein Leverage Hypothesis demonstrates how our appetite for protein will drive excess energy intake and consequently obesity when the proportion of protein in our diet is low. However, counterintuitively, they also caution …

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