By: Dr. Jason Fung. The war on salt is unjustified. Salt is crucial to maintain an adequate blood volume and blood pressure ensuring that our tissues are perfused with the oxygen carrying blood and nutrients. Salt is composed of equal parts sodium and chloride. When we measure the electrolytes in the blood, salt (sodium and chloride) are by far and away the most common ions.Read More
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If you’re familiar with Dr. Jason Fung (author of The Obesity Code, The Diabetes Code, and The Complete Guide to Intermittent Fasting), you’re most likely aware that through his IDM Program, he has cured type 2 diabetes in many of his patients through intermittent fasting and low carbohydrate diets - removing insulin from their lives.Read More
I grew up in Toronto, Canada in the early 1970s. My younger self would have been utterly shocked that today, obesity has become a rising, unstoppable global phenomenon. At that time, there were serious Malthusian fears that the world’s population would soon eclipse the world’s food production and we would face mass starvation. The major environmental concern was global cooling due to the reflection of sunlight off dust particles in the air triggering the dawn of a new Ice Age. I wonder if Time Magazine thought one of the 51 things we should do is to become a penguin…Read More
I had been doing keto for a few months and had noticed some changes, fabulous changes in my weight, and in how I felt less hungry. When I told my friend about it, and had some theories about food that I was truly surprised by she suggested that I read The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason Fung.Read More
So there I was.
It was time to order and apparently, I was going first. I was at lunch in Toronto sitting across the table and a bit starstruck. I was at lunch with the author of The Obesity Code and The Complete Guide to Fasting - Dr. Jason Fung. We were joined by Megan and Angel Ramos and my husband.Read More
What is autophagy? It’s a cellular process that is responsible for preparing broken down proteins for reuse in more broken down forms. So in essence, autophagy is a process that rescues junky broken down cells for reuse and prepares them for programmed destruction.Read More
If you've just learned about author Dr. Jason Fung, and you're trying to figure out which of his books to read first, I'm gonna give you my suggestion. First of all, the best books that I know of from Dr. Jason Fung are three. We have The Diabetes Code, The Complete Guide to Fasting, and The Obesity Code. Which should you read first? Well, if you are dealing with diabetes, I think it may make sense to start with that book so you can get right to the meat of things and read other books later.Read More
A preview of upcoming content that Eve Mayer and Jason Fung will be publishing around weight loss, fasting, and better health. Aimed at exploring more than just the clinical aspect of weight loss. They will be delving into the emotional and psychological changes that take place.Read More