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May 11, 2018
Dr. Fung explains why the calorie-centric model of obesity doesn't provide guidance for how to lose weight.
May 2, 2018
IDM Patient John battles kidney disease, and has a successful transplant
April 19, 2018
IDM patient Diana learns that the only way to stay focused on her long-term weight loss is to forgive herself when she slips up.
April 11, 2018
Megan Ramos answers questions from social media.
April 6, 2018
IDM patient Mona discovers the counter-intuitive nature of a dietary intervention that ultimately healed her
March 21, 2018
IDM patient Melissa overcomes years of yo-yo dieting.
March 14, 2018
IDM patient Glenda succeeds despite the scorn from her friends, family, and doctors
March 7, 2018
IDM patient Dawn stares down her sugar addiction
March 1, 2018
Kim Klein blamed herself for her inability to control her hunger and her weight. No matter what she tried, it didn't work. After learning about how insulin regulates weight and hunger, she was able to bring it under control. Dr. Fung has a theory about why the medical profession continues to point the blame at patients when there is clearly an epidemic of obesity and diabetes.
February 19, 2018
IDM Patient Emily finds that while exercise didn't help her lose weight, the diet that did help her lose weight improved her exercise performance.
February 14, 2018
IDM patient Natasha's puzzle started with a small tumor on a gland at the base of her brain, but the real detective work was finding a treatment.
February 1, 2018
IDM Patient Derek used a ketogenic diet and fasting to help him fight off stage 3 colo-rectal cancer.
January 31, 2018
This is just a quick message to say that The Obesity Code Podcast is taking a week off while Carl is on vacation in Italy. We'll be back next week with Dr. Fung, Megan Ramos, and more lessons and stories from the Intensive Dietary Management program.
January 28, 2018
A physician comes to grips with the bad dietary advice she got from medical school and dietary experts, just like the rest of us.
January 20, 2018
Dr. Fung and Megan Ramos answer questions about fasting, autophagy, and fasting precautions.
December 26, 2017
A special holiday message from Dr. Jason Fung and Megan Ramos
December 19, 2017
IDM patient John battles kidney disease.
December 12, 2017
IDM patient Cheryl learns to manage personal and professional stress to overcome obesity and depression
December 5, 2017
IDM patient Melissa overcomes years of yo-yo dieting.
November 21, 2017
This week it's our Thanksgiving Special. Jason and Megan offer stories, science, and tips for getting through the holiday season.
November 14, 2017
This week's show centers around IDM patient Mark Dorley, who used food as a reward to gain an enormous amount of weight, and took it off by adopting the keto-fasting lifestyle.
November 8, 2017
This week's show is focused on IDM patient, Annette Demers, who didn't realize hidden sources of sugar were holding her back.
November 1, 2017
This week, IDM patient Kim Demarest shares her non-scale victories. We focus on benefits of fasting and lowering insulin other than purely weight loss. At the same time, Professor Tim Noakes and Dr. Aseem Malhotra talk about her struggles: trying to exercise your way out of a bad diet, and the ghost of high cholesterol. Dr. Jason Fung talks about her non-scale victories including increased mental acuity and increased body heat. Links: STUDY: Changes in Energy Expenditure Resulting from Altered Body Weight BOOK: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Professor Tim Noakes BLOG: Zoe Harcombe. Why we can't outrun a bad diet Dr. Aseem Malhotra RESEARCH: Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review
October 23, 2017
This week we pause to let Jason and Megan answer questions about fasting and nutrition. The questions are a) Is insulin resistance forever? b) What's the difference between fasting and caloric restriction? c) Is a low-carb diet hard on the kidneys? and d) what are the most common hurdles that IDM patients face when starting a regimen of ketogenic dieting and fasting? Links: Study: Effect of short-term carbohydrate overfeeding and long-term weight loss on liver fat in overweight humans Study: Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD)
October 17, 2017
Kim Klein blamed herself for her inability to control her hunger and her weight. No matter what she tried, it didn't work. After learning about how insulin regulates weight and hunger, she was able to bring it under control. Dr. Fung has a theory about why the medical profession continues to point the blame at patients when there is clearly an epidemic of obesity and diabetes.
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