Nutrition Fingerprint

recommended approach

The food and meal lists in this report have been tailored to help Terry get more of the nutrients that he is not currently getting a lot of while also helping him to meet his goal of nutrient dense maintenance.

approach average glucose (mg/dL) average glucose (mmol/L) selected
therapeutic ketosis > 140 > 7.8
diabetes management 108 to 140 6.8 to 7.8
weight loss & blood sugar control 100 to 108 5.4 to 6.0
weight loss < 97 < 5.4
most nutrient dense < 97 < 5.4
nutrient dense maintenance < 97 < 5.4
lean bulking < 97 < 5.4
athletic performance < 97 < 5.4

micronutrient profile

The chart below shows the micronutrients provided by Terry’s diet as a proportion of the daily recommended intake (DRI) for each nutrient (including supplements).

nutrient ratios

The graphs below show the key micronutrient ratios in your diet. The Nutrient Optimiser uses the micronutrient ratios as a safety check to make sure that you’re emphasising foods or meals that might worsen these micronutrient imbalances. For more details about micronutrient ratios check out article.

Omega-6 : Omega-3
7.9
Zinc : Copper
22.6
Potassium : Sodium
1.1
Calcium : Magnesium
6.8
Iron : Copper
19.1
Calcium : Phosphorus
0.8

nutrients to prioritise

Going forward, we want to prioritise the micronutrients that Terry’s is not getting a lot of. These are highlighted in the table below.

nutrient % DRI prioritize
Manganese 15%
Vitamin E 28%
Vitamin D 29%
Thiamin (B1) 30%
Vitamin K1 32%
Magnesium 33%
Omega-3 41%
Folate 43%
Potassium 52%
Calcium 72%
Copper 80%
Vitamin C 94%
Riboflavin (B2) 107%

optimal foods for you

The foods listed below will provide Terry with the nutrients that he is currently not getting in large amounts while also aligning with his goal of maintenance . The foods are ranked in descending order of priority (from the top of the page to the bottom).

Animal based foods

food name nutrient density energy density insulin load
lamb liver 1046.0 1.68 48%
sweetbread 60.6 3.18 12%
cream cheese -166.2 3.50 11%
gruyere cheese -189.7 4.13 22%
swiss cheese -170.0 3.93 22%
colby -204.3 3.94 21%
salami -223.2 3.78 18%
liverwurst -144.1 3.26 16%
monterey cheese -193.2 3.73 21%
muenster cheese -202.8 3.68 21%
liver pate -171.4 3.19 16%
brie -152.2 3.34 19%
cheddar cheese -314.2 4.10 20%
blue cheese -170.5 3.53 21%
liver sausage -289.6 3.31 13%
pork sausage -163.7 3.25 20%
camembert -134.3 3.00 21%
veal liver 660.0 1.92 55%
edam cheese -293.4 3.57 23%
feta cheese -103.9 2.64 22%
lamb -1269.0 6.39 5%
gouda cheese -301.1 3.56 24%
ground beef, 80/20 -2.8 2.70 31%
chorizo -659.2 4.55 17%
beef brains 88.3 1.51 22%
goat cheese -173.3 2.64 21%
beef sausage -417.7 3.32 18%
turkey liver 392.8 1.89 47%
lamb brains 104.5 1.54 27%
beef liver 598.6 1.75 60%
beef kidney 486.0 1.57 52%
frankfurter -427.8 2.90 17%
turkey -93.1 2.21 28%
sliced turkey pepperoni -76.8 2.43 35%
knackwurst -571.3 3.07 16%
sandwich spread, pork -161.2 2.35 30%
bratwurst -627.1 3.33 16%
meatballs -489.1 2.86 19%
ham -0.7 1.49 29%
pork ribs -678.4 3.61 18%
chicken breast breaded -96.8 2.63 39%
lamb kidney 475.9 1.12 52%
headcheese -187.4 1.57 20%
pepperoni -1096.9 5.04 13%
chicken liver 274.6 1.72 50%
scrapple, pork -85.8 2.13 34%

Seafood based foods

food name nutrient density energy density insulin load
fish roe 2217.4 1.43 47%
mackerel 123.9 3.05 14%
caviar 242.1 2.64 33%
salmon 783.9 1.56 52%
mollusks conch 763.9 1.30 54%
sardine 257.9 2.08 38%
trout 389.2 1.68 45%
herring 38.2 2.17 36%
anchovy 87.7 2.10 44%

Plant based foods

food name nutrient density energy density insulin load
almond butter 1327.1 6.14 16%
almonds 948.3 6.07 15%
sunflower seeds 913.7 5.46 15%
flax seed 746.2 5.34 12%
walnuts 491.2 6.19 13%
pumpkin seeds 593.1 5.59 19%
hazelnuts 91.0 6.29 10%
sesame butter 89.3 5.86 21%
lupin seeds 1081.1 3.71 51%
brazil nuts -311.6 6.59 9%
peanut butter -119.3 5.90 18%
pine nuts -443.1 6.73 11%
black beans 1347.6 3.41 73%
pili nuts -682.7 7.19 7%
garbanzo beans 1152.7 3.78 69%
wheat bran 799.1 2.16 38%
sesame seeds -667.6 6.31 10%
edamame 929.2 1.21 41%
oat bran 1034.7 2.46 65%
olives -6.5 1.45 3%
cashews -606.1 5.80 26%
avocado 10.3 1.60 8%
kidney beans 751.5 3.37 74%
butternuts -865.9 6.12 17%
pistachio nuts -710.2 5.69 22%
endive 42.7 0.17 7%
pecans -1500.3 6.91 6%
coconut meat -733.0 3.54 10%
corn bran -408.6 2.24 12%
natto 80.3 2.11 39%
spinach 666.0 0.23 49%
peanuts -1223.1 5.99 18%
escarole 193.1 0.19 24%
turnip greens 507.7 0.29 44%

macronutrients

The macronutrient split of Terry’s diet is shown in the chart below.

macro targets

While Terry’s primary focus should be on nutrient density, the table below shows the macro ranges required to achieve a reasonable level of nutrition. These ranges can be entered in Cronometer as a guide.

macros lower limit upper limit
protein (g) 135 255
fat (g) 30 165
carbs (g) 0 60
energy (calories) 2250

Going forward the Nutrient Optimiser Smart Macros will adjust your macros on a weekly basis to ensure you are moving in the right direction.

daily nutrient score

The chart below shows a comparison of the nutrient density of Terry’s food log based on the harder to find 50% of the essential nutrients. Terry’s most nutrient dense day is January 22 2018 while his least nutrient-dense day is January 24 2018.

best and worst days

Terry’s food diary for the best and worst days are shown below for comparison. Terry should try to eat more of the foods towards the top and less of the ones towards the bottom of these tables.

Note: If you don't see worst and best days please upload your servings.csv file from Cronometer. Cronometer API doesn't allow individual foods to be imported.

Best Day

food name energy (kcal)
Ken's, Lite Dressing, Topping & Spread, Creamy Caesar 155
Organics, Mixed Baby Spring Greens, Fresh 13
Avocado, Black Skin, California Type 237
Mushrooms, Cooked from Fresh 36
Hamburger or Ground Beef, 90% Lean 323
Saputo, Low Moisture Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese 162
Eggs, Cooked 229
Tuna, Canned, Light, Water Pack, No Salt, Drained 248
Butter, Salted 165
Colby Jack Cheese 372

Worst Day

food name energy (kcal)
Saputo, Low Moisture Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese 162
Organics, Mixed Baby Spring Greens, Fresh 16
Ken's, Lite Dressing, Topping & Spread, Creamy Caesar 174
Avocado, Black Skin, California Type 199
Beef Steak, Sirloin, No Visible Fat Eaten 267

diet log analysis

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Does water consumption improve weight management?

Insulin Load (g)

Insulinogenic Calories (%)

Net Carbs (g)

Protein (g)

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