How to: Start Fasting

How to: Start Fasting

Fasting is simple. It’s so incredibly simple that it’s not actually an activity, it’s the lack of an activity. The lack of eating. The absence of eating. The deficiency of calories (read: not deficiency of nutrients, hydration, or water). It’s so remarkably simple that it’s also overwhelming. We get it.

Here are tips to get started fasting for weight-loss.

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Getting Started on a True Ketogenic Lifestyle

Getting Started on a True Ketogenic Lifestyle

Eating a diet full of healthy fats and low in carbohydrates lowers blood sugar and insulin levels. It will also shift the body’s metabolism away from using carbohydrates as energy and towards fat and ketones. The concept of high fat diets is to regulate insulin levels, reducing insulin spikes, cravings, a rise in blood sugar, etc. But, what the media and mass public think a ketogenic diet is, is vastly different from reality.

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Dr. Jason Fung: The Obesity Epidemic – Root Causes

Dr. Jason Fung: The Obesity Epidemic – Root Causes

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…

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I got Keto Flu. Spoiler: It Sucks.

I got Keto Flu. Spoiler: It Sucks.

Tired. Headaches. Insomnia. Waking up in the middle of the night with muscle cramps. Brain fog. Irregular heartbeat. In general, feeling pretty sh*tty.

These are all symptoms I was experiencing for a few weeks, not knowing they were all linked. I thought I was in some sort of funk, I was maybe exercising too much - pushing myself beyond my limits and my body was revolting.

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Video: Dr. Jason Fung's Books: Where to Start?

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.

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