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Hot Topic: The Holiday Season is NOT a Write-Off!

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Hot Topic: Managing Holidays

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Hacking Your Metabolism for Weight Loss

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Fasting Q&A: Hysterectomy, Vitamins & Pain Meds, Birth Control Pill, High Altitude & Fasting

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Metabolic Syndrome is caused by Hyper-Insulinemia

Hyperinsulinemia can be reversed by changing the diet.

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Hot Topic: All Things TRE

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Hot Topic: Halloween

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Expert Guest: Dr. Stephen Hussey

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Intermittent Fasting - Busting the Myths Lecture

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Fasting Success Stories: Sonja Seabon

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Fasting Q&A: Non-Scale Victories, Autophagy, Headaches, and Inflammation

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Expert Guest: Dr. Terri Lance

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What causes Insulin Resistance?

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Fasting Q&A: Gallbladder, Dementia, Breastfeeding, and Weight Loss

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Hot Topic: Getting Back on Track

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Why Fructose Causes Insulin Resistance

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Fasting Q&A: Post-Menopausal Bleeding, Flavoured Water, Endometriosis, and Vitamins

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How Intermittent Fasting Boosts Immunity

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

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Can Fasting Help Reverse Kidney Disease (2022)

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Fasting Q&A: Resistant Starch, Starting Protocol, Weight Loss, and Protein

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Hot Topic: Neuropathy With Special Guest Wende Eccles

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Science of Intermittent Fasting (2022)

The science of how intermittent fasting works for weight loss.

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Expert Guest: Coach Lisa Chance

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Fasting Q&A: Blood Ketones, Weight-Loss Protocol, Not Losing Weight, and Mood Issues

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Testosterone and Weight Loss

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Member Transformation: Melinda Reames

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Fasting Q&A: Chia Seeds, ADF for Weight Loss, Gut Flora, and Stress Hormones

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The Evolving Paradigms of Cancer

Dr. Jason Fung discusses the origins of cancer.

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Expert Guest: John Clary

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Fasting Q&A: Night Shifts, Coffee and Cream, Fat Fasting, and Markers of Insulin Resistance

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How Vinegar Helps Weight Loss

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Hot Topic: Type 2 Diabetes With Special Guest Wende Eccles

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Benefits of the Fasting Mimicking Diet (Podcast)

Discussion of benefits of fasting with Dr. Joseph Antoun.

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Expert Guest: Dr. Melissa Hague, OBGYN

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Why Food Order Matters

Dr. Jason Fung reviews the studies showing how the order in which you eat your food plays a huge role in the metabolic effect.

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Fasting Q&A: eTRE, Weight-Loss Plateaus, Fasting and Menstrual Cycles, Dawn Phenomenon

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Fasting Q&A: Calorie Deficit, Vegan Keto, Acronyms, Cooking Oils

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How Getting Enough Sleep Helps You Lose Weight

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Fasting Q&A: Maintenance, Metformin, Optimizing Fasting Days, Weight Gain While Fasting

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Intermittent Fasting and Insulin Like Growth Factor-1

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Hot Topic: Weight Loss

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Fasting Q&A: Coffee and Tea, Menstrual Cycle, TRE, and Resistance Training

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Top 3 Breakfast Mistakes

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Expert Guest: Dr. Terri Lance Part 2

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Exercise while Fasting - How to time your workouts with fasting

Dr. Jason Fung answers common questions about fasting and exercise.

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Hot Topic: Lipedema

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How to Make Intermittent Fasting EASY (3 Tips)

Dr. Jason Fung shares 3 key tips.

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Fasting Q&A: Post-menopausal Bleeding, Loose Stools After Breaking Fasts, No Gallbladder and Keto

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The Science of Metabolic Syndrome

Dr. Jason Fung explains the science of metabolic syndrome.

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TFM Client Transformation: Linda's Success!

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Expert Guest: Dr. Jason Fung

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Fasting Q&A: Insulin Levels, Erectile Dysfunction, Working Out Fasted, and Peri-Menopause

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Extended Fasts - Top 5

Dr. Jason Fung lists his top 5 reasons to consider adding an extended fast.

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Expert Guests: Coach Larry Diamond and Kay Lynne Diamond

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Fasting Q&A: Protocols for Weight Loss, Eating Days, and Menstruation Issues

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The Importance of Weight Loss Systems

Dr. Jason Fung explains what weight loss systems are.

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Hot Topic: Women and Fasting

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Fasting and Longevity

Dr. Jason Fung reviews the mechanisms of how fasting increases longevity.

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Fasting Q&A: Dry Fasting, Alcohol, Diet vs Fasting, and Hashimoto's

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How to Build a Fasting Routine to Maintain Weight Loss

Learn how to properly build a fasting routine from Dr. Jason Fung.

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Expert Guest: Coach Terri Lance, PhD

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Does Exercise Make Us Hungry?

Dr. Jason Fung looks at the science behind exercise and hunger.

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Fasting Q&A: Working From Home, Keto/High-Fat Diet, Maintenance Protocols, and Bacon

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How to Slow Down Aging

Dr. Jason Fung explores the different theories of aging.

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Hot Topic: Extended Fasting

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Does Intermittent Fasting Cause Eating Disorders?

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"Fasting Q&A: Coffee Creamers, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, Mental Health, and Sweeteners "

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Intermittent Fasting Reduces Cardiac Risk

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Fasting Q&A: Flavored Coffee, Feeling Cold, Menstruation, and Switching Up Your Fasts

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Why Salt Does NOT Increase Risk of Heart Disease

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Hot Topic: New Year Recovery Plan

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A Beginners Guide To Weight Loss

A framework of how to lose weight.

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Fasting Q&A: Sugar, Alcohol, and Common Issues with Fasting

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Is Salt Actually Bad For You?

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Expert Guest: Megan Ramos

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What is Insulin?

Dr. Jason Fung discusses how insulin resistance develops.

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Fasting Q&A: Ending an Extended Fast, OMAD, Keto and Low-Carb, and More

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Intermittent Fasting Benefits Alzheimer's

Intermittent fasting may potentially help prevent Alzheimer's disease.

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Hot Topic: Recovering From the Holidays

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Intermittent Fasting for Type 2 Diabetes (Step by Step)

Dr. Jason Fung explains why intermittent fasting works and the simple step by step instructions.

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Fasting Q&A: Milk, Sweeteners, Measuring Ketones, and Counting Carbs

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Weight Loss (Hormones vs Calorie Counting)

Dr. Jason Fung explains why calorie counting so often leads to failed weight loss.

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Expert Guest: Nadia Pateguana

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The Secrets to Weight Loss

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Fasting Q&A: Weight Loss, Keto, Salt, and More

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Dealing With Hunger During Intermittent Fasting (3 Keys)

How do you deal with hunger during intermittent fasting?

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Introducing The Fasting Method Podcast

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Simplified Explanation of Weight Loss

A simple explanation of why weight loss is more than just calories.

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Snacking - The Cardinal Sin of Weight Loss

Dr. Jason Fung discusses three major reasons why snacking sabotages weight loss.

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Fasting: Don't Make this Critical Mistake

What is the biggest fasting mistake we see in clinic?

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Why You're Cutting Calories but NOT Losing Weight

Dr. Jason Fung explains the hormonal science of weight loss.

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End Intermittent Fasting Right

Dr. Jason Fung discusses how to properly break a fast as well as the re-feeding syndrome, what it is and why you need to know.

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Fasting and Blood Glucose

Dr. Jason Fung explains what happens to blood glucose during fasting.

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Why all Diets Work...For a While

Dr. Jason Fung reveals the secret behind most diets and how understanding this can lead to insights into the obesity epidemic.

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Different Ways to Fast for Weight Loss

Dr. Jason Fung discusses 8 different ways that you can change up your fasting routine for weight loss.

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Processed Vs. Natural Foods

Processed foods play a huge, largely under recognized role in obesity and weight gain. Processed foods cause obesity as our bodies often over eat these foods. There are no natural satiety signals in these processed foods. Fasting often helps us get around the problem of processed foods.

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Is Skipping Breakfast Healthy

Skipping breakfast is often considered a very unhealthy choice. But is this really true? Does skipping breakfast cause weight gain? Dr. Jason Fung reviews the scientific evidence behind the breakfast question to reveal the key takeaways.

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TFM Client Transformation: Christine's Success!

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Vacation Weight Loss Plan

What is the best vacation weight loss plan? Most people gain weight over the holidays or during a vacation. It’s important to lose that weight as soon as possible. Dr. Jason Fung shares three key tips for vacation weight loss plans. First, don’t wait. Second, it’s not business as usual. Third, hit it hard and hit it fast. Extended fasting may be useful here.

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