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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.

Insulin hypodermic and blood sugar tester

Isn’t it Time We Abandoned Glycemic Index?

Glycemic index (GI[ Glycaemic Index, Glycemic Index, GI ] A numerical value associated assigned to specific foods that indicates its effect on blood sugar, measured two hours after consumption. The glycaemic index is relative to the consumption of pure glucose which is… More) has seen wide popularity among weight-loss dieters. Originally intended to be used by diabetics, it is a …

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Club Sandwich and Fries

Carbohydrates Without Guilt?

Are all carbohydrates[ Carbohydrate, Carb, Saccharide ] A group of organic compounds occurring in living tissues, comprising of sugars, starches, and cellulose. Carbohydrates can be divided into four chemical groups: monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides. Shorter-chain carbohydrates (monosaccharides and disaccharides) are generally… More alike or is there some substance to the good-carb-bad-carb arguments? A Google search suggests that even researchers, …

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