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Carbohydrates and the Faulty GI Index – IDM II

Canadians consume approximately 43 pounds of added sugar per person, per year.  That is 43 pounds of sugar that is added to our foods through processing (1).  This does not include naturally occurring sugars consumed from fruits, vegetables and dairy.  That is a whole lot of sugar and makes up 11% of our daily caloric intake (1)....

Breakfast or “To Break Your Fast” – IDM I

You have probably heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” more times than you could ever count.  This mantra often came from the most reputable sources you had as a child: your parents, grandparents and teachers.  This message has been ingrained into your belief system since you were a toddler, and...