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How Much Protein Do You Need To Reduce Hunger For Weight Loss?

There is a lot of discussion and confusion on the interwebs around protein. Will too much protein raise my blood sugars? Will protein ‘kick me out of ketosis’? Won’t too much protein it hurt my kidneys? Will protein raise mTOR and give me cancer? Isn’t protein is a poor energy source? But I don’t want … How much protein do you need to optimise satiety? 

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The carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis vs the adipose centric model of diabetes and obesity

I recently shared Dr Ted Naiman’s latest “insulinographic” that attempts to explain the adipose centric theory of diabetesity. It created some great discussion as well as some confusion, so I thought it would be worth an article to unpack the critical insights about how insulin really works in our body and what we can do […]

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Does insulin resistance cause weight gain?  

Insulin resistance and weight gain go hand in hand. Many people believe that insulin resistance causes obesity. But as you’ll see in this article, it may very well be the other way around. Excess body fat appears to drive insulin resistance.  But first, your fat cells need to be insulin sensitive to fill and expand […]

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Want to live forever? Factors influencing longevity.

Living a long, vibrant, healthy life is a common goal.  But what can we do to extend our health span? Should we eat more fruit and veggies?  Less processed foods?  More protein?  Less protein?  Exercise more?  Lose weight?  Sleep more?  Get more sun?  Less blue light? Confused yet? The numerous facets of health and longevity […]

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