Dr. Jason Fung (IG: @drjasonfung) is a physician, author, and researcher. His groundbreaking science-based books about diabetes and obesity, The Diabetes Code, The Obesity Code, and The Complete Guide to Fasting have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and challenged the conventional wisdom that diabetics should be treated with insulin.
Dr. Fung is also the co-founder of the Intensive Dietary Management Program, North America’s leading clinic to help people lose weight and reverse type 2 diabetes naturally with fasting. His work has been cited by CNN, Time, The Atlantic, Forbes, the Toronto Star, and many other media outlets.
This conversation is based off of Dr. Fung’s latest book, Life in the Fasting Lane that he co-wrote with Eve Mayer and Megan Ramos.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Treating kidney disease & type 2 diabetes by helping people lose weight
- The real reason people gain weight… hormones
- Satiety signaling vs. insulin signaling
- Stop eating 6-10x a day
- Fasting is the solution for obesity
- Ghrelin (the hunger hormone) explained
- Find a supportive community when you fast
- The physiology of what happens while fasting
- Autophagy explained
- The fasting differences between men & women
- The benefits of time-restricted eating (TRE)
- Green tea is very effective during a fast
- Artificial sweeteners don’t work for weight loss
- Stevia raises insulin levels
- Don’t let your environment lead to unnecessary snacking
- Fasting has been around for thousands of years
- Training in the fasted state
- Know what to expect when fasting and being prepared
- Fasting doesn’t cost money, it saves you money
- Dr. Fung’s current fasting protocol
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