Fast vs. Slow Carbs - Why it Matters - It's the Insulin

By Jason Fung, MD

Carbohydrates are not all the same. There are important differences that impact weight loss. Ever wondered why some carbs make you gain weight faster than others? I’m here to break it down for you.

In this video, we'll explore:

  • Fast Carbs vs. Slow Carbs – Discover why not all carbs are created equal.

  • Calories vs. Hormones – Learn why 100 calories of cookies isn't the same as 100 calories of broccoli.

  • Insulin and Weight Gain – Understand how insulin drives weight gain.

  • Glycemic Index – Find out how different carbs affect your blood sugar levels.

  • Impact on Hunger – See why certain foods make you hungrier throughout the day.

  • Healthy Breakfast Choices – Get tips on what to eat to stay full longer.

  • We'll also discuss real studies showing how different types of breakfast can influence your hunger and calorie intake for the rest of the day.

Whether you're trying to lose weight or just want to make healthier food choices, this video is packed with simple, easy-to-understand information that can help you achieve your goals.

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.