Dr. Jason Fung MD

Dr. Jason Fung - 'The Aetiology of Obesity'

The Aetiology of Obesity - What causes obesity. Dr. Jason Fung says, if we get the cause wrong, we cannot get the treatment right. Obesity is not a caloric problem, it is a problem of too much insulin. The ultimate solution to treat obesity is to lower insulin levels.

Fasting as a Therapeutic Option for Weight Loss

Fung's objectives for his presentation include:
1. Understanding why long-term weight loss is so difficult.
2. Introducing the concept of therapeutic fasting.
3. Understanding some myths and misunderstandings associated with the fasting process.

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally

Diabetes is a reversible disease. As a dietary disease, it demands a dietary treatment. Dr. Fung explaines how fasting can help to reverse Type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.

The Obesity Epidemic, Explained (2020)

Dr. Jason Fung explains in a nutshell, why we get fat, what works and what doesn't work to lose weight, all based on solid science. Dr. Fung talks about the history of the low carb diet and how fattening carbohydrates became healthy whole grains, why everyone thinks saturated fats cause heart disease and how vegetable/seed oils gained track. He also explains the effect of calories on the body and that the model of calories in vs calories out no longer works. Dr. Fung says, while we can control what we eat and how much we exercise, we cannot decide to be less hungry or make our BMR (basal metabolic rate) go up.

Financial Conflicts of Interests and the End of Evidence-Based Medicine

Dr. Jason Fung on the state of evidence-based medicine and corruption in research. This is scary and infuriating.