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Nutrient Density Bootcamp & Challenge

Think your way of eating is the best?  Here’s your chance to prove it! We want to give you the opportunity to showcase your diet. During the Nutrient Optimiser Six Week Weight Loss Challenge it was exciting to see how health, vitality, satiety, and weight loss occur when people focused on micronutrients.   The average […]

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Nutrient Density 101

Lots of people talk about nutrient density, but few people really understand what it means or how to quantify it.   This article clarifies several common misconceptions around this important topic and details how you can identify the most nutritious foods tailored to your needs and goals. Outline What is nutrient density? Why is nutrient […]

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How to calculate your macros without losing your mind

Most macronutrient calculators give you a very specific answer about how to calculate your macros. 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 and calorie […]

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The Ketogains method: Your ultimate guide to gaining muscle and losing fat on a ketogenic diet

It shouldn’t be surprising that Ketogains has grown into a thriving community of more than one hundred thousand members on the back of a no-nonsense system that consistently produces fantastic results. This article examines the critical components of the wildly popular system that works consistently for so many people. Protein as a goal The first […]

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The secrets to a sustainable Protein Sparing Modified Fast (PSMF) diet (with recipes and optimised food lists)

How to maximise fat loss with the safely with the PSMF while minimising cravings and nutrient deficiencies.

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Nutrient deficiency in YOUR diet  

I recently took a look at which nutrients might be missing from various popular dietary approaches in preparation for a recent on nutrient density.  At a population level, the chart below shows the proportion of the US population has a nutrient deficiency in various micronutrients.  Many people are not getting enough vitamin D, vitamin E, […]

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How to engineer your nutrient dense diet – Definitive Guide

There’s a lot of talk about nutrient dense diet and “superfoods”, but what do these terms really mean?  Which foods actually give the most nutritional bang for your calorie buck?  That is, which foods provide the most nutrients for the least number of calories? Some approaches to quantifying nutrient density (e.g. Joel Fuhrman’s Aggregate Nutrient […]

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How to use your bathroom scale as a fuel gauge

“Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.” St Augustine This article is a follow up to the “How to use your glucose metre as a fuel gauge” article, which has been quite popular, with lots of people reporting success in lowering their blood glucose and recalibrating their hunger signals by using the numbers they see […]

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the complete guide to fasting (review)

Considering the massive amount of research and interest in the idea of fasting, not a lot has been written for the general population on the topic. Brad Pilon’s 2009 e-book Eat Stop Eat was a great, though fairly concise, resource on the mechanisms and benefits of fasting. Martin Berkhan’s LeanGains blog had a cult following […]

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