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comparison of nutrients by food group

There are lots of claims about different dietary approaches. Fruitarians advocate living on 30 bananas a day say you don’t need much else for health and athletic performance.[1] Vegans say that in addition to high levels of vitamins and minerals, you can get all the protein and essential fatty acids you need from plant based […]

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the most nutrient dense foods for different goals

While a lot of attention is often given to macronutrient balance, quantifying the vitamin and mineral sufficiency of our diet is typically done by guesswork.  This article lists the foods that are highest in amino acids, vitamins, minerals or omega 3 refined to suit people with different goals (e.g. diabetes management, weight loss, therapeutic ketosis […]

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how do you like your veggies… cooked or raw?

So what effect does cooking have on veggies?  Is raw better than cooked when it comes to fibre and insulin demand? To help us understand the effect of cooking the table below shows a comparison of the fibre in a selection of one hundred grams of cooked and raw vegetables. food raw cooked carbs fibre […]

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optimal foods for weight loss

Prioritising foods that provide adequate nutrition with minimal calories increases your chances of achieving health, satiety and weight loss. Weight loss can be achieved by eating high fibre, nutrient dense, low calorie density, low carbohydrate foods. Eating more on days when you are active and less on low activity days will be more effective in the […]

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