The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss by Dr. Jason FungThe Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss by Dr. Jason Fung

The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss

byDr. Jason Fung

Paperback | March 4, 2016

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Why you've never been able to lose weight, and how that can change now

Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones-in everyone-and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.

In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight-for good.

"Fung zeroes in on why insulin resistance has become so prevalent and offers specific outside-the-box solutions that have emerged as the key to maximizing health."-Jimmy Moore, author, Keto Clarity and Cholesterol Clarity

Dr. Jason Fung is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on fasting for weight loss and diabetes reversal, and his work has been featured in outlets such as the Atlantic, the New York Post, Forbes, the Daily Mail, and Fox News. He is the author of several books, including The Complete Guide to Fasting (co-authored with Jimmy ...
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Title:The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight LossFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:March 4, 2016Publisher:Greystone Books Ltd.Language:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes Total Sense I would highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to have a better understanding of why it is so hard to loose weight AND keep it off. Easy to read, clear message, but somewhat repetitive, however the repetition does not retract from the book's message.
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome this book is so good, highly recommended to everyone who wants to lose weight and change eating habits once and for all. Really helps to understand what food does to human body and organs and explains all the details about what to eat and not. This book is the best thing I bought this year and it has helped me to start my weightloss journey.
Date published: 2018-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this book I think everyone and anyone who is even thinking about weightloss should read this first. It's backed up by scientific studies and research, not just a theory. It's very detailed, a great read. 10/10 would buy again
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book about the truth of obesity Great information- and straight to the point. It's a must-read.
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A quick history of obesity in North America This book has a lot of good insights as to why obesity has become so prevalent in North America the past 50 years. It contains many explanations as to why our assumptions as to why people get fat are largely false. For example, many people believe that in order to lose weight, people must "eat less, move more". However, this is largely false and Dr. Fung explains why. And Dr. Fung is one of the first doctors to recommend intermittent fasting as a weight loss strategy. Dr. Fung provides some technical theory behind his explanations, however, he doesn't explain it with enough detail for it to mean anything to the layperson.
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Game changer Really made sense to me, I have been going about weight loss all wrong! A really must read, also the guide to fasting is a great follow up read.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant Book Its so interesting to read because it makes you accountable on how much sugar and fat are in food items. I just ordered the book today. Right now I am borrowing it from the library until my own copy arrives for me. It really makes me think of all the sugary foods and I am thinking do I want that. Now I don't mis the sugary and fat junk at all.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So informative If you have tried all the diets like I have and keep coming back to a heavier weight, this book is the best one I have found to explain why. I have changed my diet completely since reading this, getting rid of all sugars and for me wheat, and finally the pounds are coming off. A bit technical in parts but written by a highly respected Ontario doctor who specializes in Diabetes and kidney function. An excellent book!
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent - a full explanation about our struggle with weight Dr. Fung discounts myth after myth and provides a common sense approach to dealing with our obesity and subsequent diabetes epidemic. This is the first time that I have read a "diet" book from the first page to the last! He has a no nonsense approach - no gimmicks, nothing tricky here except using common sense and paying attention to what numerous studies are already telling us (and we haven't been listening). I have been recommending this book to everyone that I know that has struggled with losing weight. I am very grateful that he was able to put it all into a readable book, it might just be a lifesaver........
Date published: 2016-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book is the key to understanding what makes us fat and how to fix it! This book quite literally has changed my life! It is the key to understanding Insulin and how managing Insulin levels will keep you healthy. Insulin is the driving force in creating and storing fat in our bodies and this book will open your eyes to a better way of managing not only weight but Type 2 Diabetes as well!
Date published: 2016-05-26