Incretins and you

Incretins are a group of hormones that are released by your GI tract that have a major influence on the digestion of a meal.

Why should you care? Well, just by changing how you eat, you can significantly influence your Insulin response.

Watch and listen to this great talk by Dr Michael Eades to better understand how Incretins affect your life and what you can do about it.


Dr Michael Eades is always worth listening to – seek out his other presentations.

Lose weight by not trying – free trial

We all know people that are overweight, sick and have just given up doing anything about it.  They have tried lots of diets and have eventually regained all the weight they worked so hard to lose and often even more.  No wonder they have given up.

What if these people have been given bad advice and were actually tackling the wrong problem?  Everyone tells them that they have a weight problem and they need to solve that problem by just losing weight.  However, what if excess weight is not the real problem and is just a symptom of something else?  What if you could address the root cause of weight gain rather than the excess weight itself?  You could then have a lasting solution.

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Ketogenic diets and protein intake

I watched a powerful (for me) video today by Dr Benjamin Bikman where he discusses how many keto practitioners are missing the picture with regards to protein intake.  It highlights that you need to take information in the right context for it to be relevant or else you risk making bad decisions.

It is well worth watching the video though it does require you to absorb some limited technical content.

The bottom line is that you don’t need to fear protein in a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Continue reading

Lovely Marbling – Yum!!

Many of us love a nice steak and will pay a lot of money for a well-marbled piece of meat. At the extreme end of marbling we have Wagyu 7+ which you need to mortgage your house to buy.

While we might admire the meat for its eating quality, what does this marbling say about the health of the animal? Well, the news is all bad I am afraid to say. Continue reading