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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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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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The Key Factors of Weight Loss

Weight gain and obesity, like any medical disease, is multifactorial. This means that there are many factors that cause weight gain and it’s important to identify those factors that contribute in your own specific case.

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How Doctors Lose Weight

How do doctors lose weight? For their patients, doctors often advise following standard diets, but when trying to lose weight themselves, doctors use completely different strategies. Learn what the pros do to lose weight.

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