Stephen

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Yet Another Fad Diet?

What kind of diet is the Post-Modern Diet? Is it keto? Is it vegan? Is it Palaeo? Is it another fad diet?

These are some of the common questions I get asked. The short answer is that the Post-Modern Diet is not a particular regimen. I think of it as the sum of the useful knowledge that I have accumulated in the last 20 years and the application of that knowledge.

Looking ahead with 20-20 Vision

The Road Ahead

First I want to thank you all, for your support and valuable input over last five years. It has been a real learning experience and I have a lot more clarity in terms of how the Post-Modern Diet can best serve you. One outcome is that this site will now focus on my own unique perspectives on nutrition and health, …

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Insulin hypodermic and blood sugar tester

Isn’t it Time We Abandoned Glycemic Index?

Glycemic index (GI) has seen wide popularity among weight-loss dieters. Originally intended to be used by diabetics, it is a method of rating foods according to how much they impact a rise in blood glucose levels. Prior to the GI all that existed was the “Exchange System”, or “Exchange Lists” system of classifying foods. Developed in the 1950s, its purpose …

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Club Sandwich and Fries

Carbohydrates Without Guilt?

Are all carbohydrates alike or is there some substance to the good-carb-bad-carb arguments? A Google search suggests that even researchers, doctors and nutritionists can’t agree. However, if you can filter out everything with political, self-promotional or other commercial motives, all that remains is biochemistry. The challenge, then, is to distill what’s left into something more approachable. That’s the goal, anyway, …

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Toronto Meetup Group Launched

On January 1, 2015 we launched our Toronto Meetup Group. We didn’t expect any buzz because we didn’t schedule a meeting but in less than a week we had over 50 members. Top priority now is to get a venue locked down so we can schedule our first meeting. Join the Toronto Meetup Group