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About Us

For most of us, losing weight is healthy, but it’s not easy. That’s where The Fasting Method can help. Here’s our story.

In, 2012 after extensive scientific research, Dr. Jason Fung and Megan Ramos established the first intermittent fasting clinic in North America and the results were simply astounding. People were successfully losing weight and reversing their type 2 diabetes.

By 2014, the online coaching program began to help people from all over the world. The Obesity Code was released in 2016, providing the scientific basis for weight loss. The book has sold close to a million copies and is one of the bestselling nutrition books of the last decade. The Complete Guide to Fasting provides more practical guidance with recipes from Megan Ramos. Check out our other best-selling books here.

We continue to help thousands of people in our Community, lecture at scientific conferences and publish original research on the use of intermittent fasting for weight loss and the reversal of type 2 diabetes.

Read the BMJ Case Report.

The Fasting Method offers a fasting-friendly Community, online personalized coaching, as well as health consultations with trained medical specialists.

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Dr. Jason Fung

Co-Founder, Chairman

Dr. Jason Fung, MD, is a Toronto-based nephrologist and a world-leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets. He has written the bestselling health books: Books, Books, Books, Books, Books and Books.

Megan Ramos

Co-Founder, CEO

Megan Ramos is a Canadian clinical educator and expert on therapeutic fasting and low-carbohydrate diets, having guided more than 14,000 people worldwide. She is the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Books.

Daniel Christie
CFO

Daniel is interested in small business management and development. Before officially joining The Fasting Method, Daniel worked behind the scenes of the company during its infancy to assist on a handful of projects. He officially joined The Fasting Method in 2018 and since then, has overseen not only the financial activities of the business, but also the legal, and human resources operations.

Daniel earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

Disclosures

  • Daniel is an employee at The Fasting Method.

Rachel Primo
Operations Manager

Rachel is an operational powerhouse with a long-standing history of working with both Dr. Jason Fung and Megan Ramos. She started working for Dr. Jason Fung as his medical office administrative assistant in 2006, and met Megan Ramos shortly thereafter.

Rachel joined The Fasting Method as a fasting coach in 2017, and has held various operational roles within the business since 2019. Rachel is an organizational wizard, facilitating the efficient day-to-day operations of The Fasting Method.

Rachel earned a Diploma in Medical Office Administration from Durham College.

Disclosures

  • Rachel is an employee at The Fasting Method.

  • Rachel has followed low-carb eating and has utilized intermittent fasting strategies since 2015.

Peter Ku
VP, Customer Experience

Peter is passionate about ensuring consumer insights inform product and service delivery. After a long-standing career in the tech industry, he joined The Fasting Method in 2018 and has held various roles within marketing and customer experience.

Peter earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and completed a Master of Business Administration at the Schulich School of Business.

Disclosures

  • Peter is an employee at The Fasting Method.

  • Peter has followed low-carb eating on and off, and has utilized intermittent fasting strategies since 2014.

John Callahan
Technology Advisor

John’s career has focused on software product development for media platforms serving millions of customers. He is an avid cyclist, outdoor enthusiast, and music lover. He became an Advisor to The Fasting Method in 2021.

John earned a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University, and completed a Master of Computer Science at The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Disclosures

  • John is a consultant of The Fasting Method.

  • John has followed low-carb eating since 1999 and has utilized intermittent fasting strategies since 2021.