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Alvaro Mateu, Founder, FactsBasedNutrition

Alvaro Mateu, is a Professional training superior level student on International Trade. Alvaro Mateu has been an elite athlete in Taekwondo and Hapkido. He runs the FactsBasedNutrition website, a free science-based public service that offers daily videos and articles on the latest developments in nutritional research. Alvaro Mateu has knowledge in the field of technology and computing and is also proud to have the Trinity English B1 from English World Center in Elche.

The Goal

Present you the results of the latest in peer-reviewed nutrition and health research, in a way that is easy to understand.


I’m not interested in anecdotes; I’m interested in the evidence.

Groundbreaking Research

Did you know that our leading cause of death could be reversed with diet and lifestyle changes alone?

Latest Science Compiled

Overall Nutrition Suggestions

Overall Nutrition Suggestions


The best available balance of scientific evidence suggests that the healthiest way to eat is a vitamin B12-fortified diet of whole plant foods. For optimum nutrition, we should be sure to include in our daily diet not only an array of whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds, fruit, and as many vegetables as we can eat, but also specifically dark green leafy vegetables, berries, and white (or green) tea.

2019 Review

2019 Review


Overall, these studies, drawing data from nearly 200 countries and many prestigious universities, support exclusively or predominantly eating whole foods of plant origin such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, and reducing or eliminating meat entrees. If you happen to know a butcher, hug him or her, but do not spend your dollars there. It is clear that 2019 is a very tough year to be a butcher.