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Why we really get fat (response to the Stephan Guyenet Gary Taubes debate on Joe Rogan Experience)

If we really want to get to the root cause of an issue, we need to be inquisitive. We need to keep asking ‘why’. Only once we’ve adequately defined the problem and established the root cause can we design an effective solution. Inspired by the recent Joe Rogan debate between Taubes and Stephan Guyenet (which […]

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Blood glucose, ketone and insulin changes after six weeks with Nutrient Optimiser

The diabesity epidemic is a growing challenge, not just to our metabolic health and waistlines, but our global economy, threatening to bankrupt countries with growing health care costs.    To help manage this, the Nutrient Optimiser has been designed to empower users to actively manage their blood glucose with their food choices.   The Nutrient […]

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How to reverse type 2 diabetes

This article looks at the mechanisms of type 2 diabetes and gives you a road map to help you to maximise your chance of achieving optimal blood glucose control, fat loss and long-term metabolic health.

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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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How to use insulin index of food for better diabetes management

This article tells you all you need to know to use the insulin load of your diet to optimise your blood sugars and insulin levels.

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Vegan vs Keto For Diabetes

I recently watched the Mastering Diabetes teleseminar on ketogenic diets with high hopes of picking up some gems of wisdom from the rising stars of the plant-based diabetes community. Unfortunately, I was underwhelmed with what I heard. I shared my frustration on Facebook. Robb Wolf suggested I put together a response to some of the […]

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Optimising protein and insulin load

“Low carb”, “ketogenic” or “nutrient dense” mean different things to different people. Defining these terms numerically can help us to choose the right tool for the right application. Decreasing the insulin load of your diet can help normalise blood glucose levels and enable your pancreas to keep up. However, at the same time, a high […]

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Choosing the right sized low carb band aid

This article identifies nutrient dense low insulin load foods that can help to stabilise your blood glucose levels and allow your own pancreas to keep up. Once you normalise your blood glucose and lose some weight the progressive addition of nutrient dense low energy density foods may help continue your weight loss and improve your […]

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insulin load… the greatest thing since carb counting?

how to manage the insulin load of your diet for better blood glucose control and weight loss

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