Weight Loss (Hormones vs Calorie Counting)

By Jason Fung, MD

The Carbohydrate Insulin Model of weight gain is more comprehensive than the Calorie model because it includes both the energy (calories) as well as the hormonal effect of foods, particularly insulin. Dr. Jason Fung explains why this is important to understand and why calorie counting so often leads to failed weight loss attempts.

Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.