Author: Jason Fung
Publisher: Greystone Books
Release Date: 2016-03-03
Genre: Health & Fitness
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.
Author: Dr. Jason Fung
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
Release Date: 2016-01-26
Genre: Health & Fitness
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. Flying in the face of the weight-loss recommendations that have failed in the past, this book reveals that obesity is a hormonal, not a caloric imbalance. As he explores the latest in nutritional science, Dr. Fung provides practical, effective advice on weight loss and the treatment of Type 2 diabetes based on sound scientific principles.
The Obesity Code by Jason Fung | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Obesity Code addresses the history, causes, and treatments of obesity and today’s rising obesity rates. By understanding it through scientific and social study, obesity becomes less of a blanket term for metabolic complications and a more tangible problem with real, though not widely practiced, solutions. The main problem with treating obesity is that many doctors and their obese patients don’t know what actually causes obesity. Often, health experts believe that weight gain results from consuming too many calories while not expending enough calories, a theory known as “calories in, calories out.” However, decades of research has proven that this obesity model is problematic and oversimplified. Calorie consumption and expenditure are not independent of each other. If people decrease calorie consumption in an effort to lose weight, their body compensates by slowing down processes such as metabolism to expend fewer calories. Also, exercise is not nearly as instrumental in weight loss as was once thought… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of The Obesity Code · Overview of the Book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.
Author: Dr. Jason Fung
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
Release Date: 2018-04-03
Genre: Health & Fitness
From acclaimed author Dr. Jason Fung, a revolutionary guide to reversing diabetes. Dr. Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best-selling book, The Obesity Code. Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes. Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease—a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease. The only way to treat type 2 diabetes effectively, he argues, is proper dieting and intermittent fasting—not medication. Dr. Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best-selling book, The Obesity Code. Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes. Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease—a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease. The only way to treat type 2 diabetes effectively, he argues, is proper dieting and intermittent fasting—not medication.
"A recent study suggests that 75 percent of the weight-loss response in obesity is predicted by insulin levels.29 Not willpower. Not caloric intake. Not peer support or peer pressure. Not exercise. Just insulin." - Jason Fung "Carbohydrates should be enjoyed in their natural, whole, unprocessed form. Many traditional diets built around carbohydrates cause neither poor health nor obesity. Remember: the toxicity in much Western food lies in the processing, rather than in the food itself." - Jason Fung "Our weight plateaus and ruthlessly climbs back up to our original body set weight, even as we keep dieting. Clearly, changing what we eat is not always enough." - Jason Fung "Throughout most of human history, obesity has been rare. Individuals in traditional societies eating traditional diets seldom became obese, even in times of abundant food." - Jason Fung "Even the National Cholesterol Education Program admits, "The percentage of total fat in the diet, independent of caloric intake, has not been documented to be related to body weight." - Jason Fung What Will You Learn from Reading This Book? Why calories aren't the reason you're gaining weight Why refined carbohydrates are one of the most harmful things you can be eating It's possible to reduce weight by following the Atkins diet; however, you will gain the weight back after a while Everything about insulin's effect on weight loss A high fiber intake will not only increase satiety, but it will also decrease obesity What 'intermittent fasting' means and how it will help you curb obesity and weight gain The timing of when you eat can be just as important as what you eat Why diet and exercise are NOT the cornerstone of weight loss science ***Don't miss this groundbreaking book on the true cause of the obesity epidemic. Eschewing traditional thoughts on diet and exercise, "The Obesity Code" will teach you the underlying causes of obesity and how to change the systems your body has created.*** Book Summary Overview Obesity is a bigger problem than anyone imagined and its rates have increased rapidly over the years. Since it's an epidemic spreading its tentacles worldwide, it's now critical that we find a solution to this nagging problem. There are way too many studies and trials conducted out there, and while some diets may suggest that you consume foods with low carbohydrates, other diets may suggest something else. It can get pretty confusing, and that's perhaps why most dieters give up. "The Obesity Code" focuses on the intake of traditional, unprocessed foods that have been forgotten long ago. This book covers everything from the science behind the foods you're eating to what you should eat at each meal. Understanding diet and exercise are NOT the key to weight loss is the first step to breaking the Obesity Code. Click Buy Now with 1-Click to Own Your Copy Today!
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. Extensive research makes "The Obesity Code" a time machine to back when Western countries became fat nations, an extensive exploration of the hormonal human body, an expos� of the pervasive myths that keep people fat, and a clear path to systematic weight loss. This SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to "The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss" to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes! What does this SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis Include? An Executive Summary of the original book Editorial Review Key Takeaways and analysis from each section A short bio of the the authors Original Book Summary Overview In "The Obesity Code," Jason Fung settles one of the most divisive debates of the last fifty years: what makes people fat, and what can the regular Joe do to cut some weight? He reframes obesity from a reprehensible disease of gluttony and sloth to a hormonal imbalance disorder than can be reversed with healthy choices and intermittent fasting. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to shed some extra weight without counting calories. BEFORE YOU BUY: The purpose of this SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis is to help you decide if it's worth the time, money and effort reading the original book (if you haven't already). SUMOREADS has pulled out the essence-but only to help you ascertain the value of the book for yourself. This analysis is meant as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, "The Obesity Code."
Dr. Fung's The Obesity Code talks about old beliefs in weight loss. He argues that obesity isn't aboutexercise, caloric intake or how often do we eat. It is certainly about hormones.The main source of regulating our metabolism is the most discussed hormone in this book. It is theinsulin. High levels of insulin that stored within periods of time in the body causes insulin resistance thatcan possibly gain weight. Excessive insulin-which is stimulated by processed grains and sugars andcontinuous ingestion-directs the body to store more fat and hold on to its fat reserves. The only way tomoderate insulin levels and lower weight, he contends, is to minimize the consumption of refinedcarbohydrates and sugars and go on short, periodic fasts.In this highly rated and most read book, Dr. Jason Fung laid out an original, powerful theory of obesitythat provides helpful insights into proper nutrition and diet. He sets out lifelong habits that willimprove your health and control your insulin levels.
Author: Sarah Fields
Publisher: HSP via PublishDrive
Release Date: 2018-10-31
Genre: Study Aids
Readers of Dr. Jason Fung's The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss seeking engagement for all reading groups can gain further insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions. According to Dr. Jason Fung, everything that you have believed about how to lose weight is wrong. In everyone, weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones. Only by understanding the effects of your body’s insulin and its insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. In this new provocative book The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss, Dr. Jason Fung begins an original and robust theory of obesity. In this theory, he provides startling insights into your body and the proper nutrition for it. Dr. Fung showed five basic steps to weight loss. He writes a set of lifelong habits that will further improve your health and also control your insulin levels. Dr. Fung explains how you can effectively use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach your ideal healthy weight for good. In this comprehensive look into Dr. Jason Fung's The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss, you'll be equipped to prepare with the following: Discussion aid which includes a wealth of prompts and information Overall plot synopsis and author biography Thought-provoking discussion questions for a deeper examination Creative exercises to foster alternate “if this was you” discussions And much more! Note to readers: This is a companion guide based on Dr. Jason Fung's The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss This is meant to enhance and aid your reading experience, not to replace it. We strongly encourage you to purchase the original book before purchasing this unofficial companion guide.
Author: Jason Fung
Release Date: 2016-05-02
"We are in the midst of an obesity epidemic, but despite being inundated with diet advice we are only getting fatter. We count calories and exercise regularly, yet still the pounds won't budge. Why? In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr Jason Fung sets out a groundbreaking new theory: that obesity is caused by our hormones, rather than a lack of self-control. He reveals that overproduction of insulin in the body is the root cause of obesity and obesity-related illnesses, including type 2 diabetes, and offers robust scientific evidence that reversing insulin resistance is the only way to lose weight in the long term. It turns out that when we eat is just as important as what we eat, so in addition to his five basic steps u a set of life-long eating habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels u Dr Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight u for good."
Author: Robert H. Lustig
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Health & Fitness
Documents the science and politics behind the pandemic of chronic disease, chronicling how the food industry has replaced fat with sugar and triggered biochemical changes that can be overcome through strategic hormone-adjusting measures.
This book summary is created for individuals who want to flesh out the important contents and are too busy to go through the entire original book. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Unravel the decades-old mysteries of weight loss in Dr. Jason Fung’s groundbreaking book: The Obesity Code. Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian physician and nephrologist, spent 20 years in the field of medicine treating obese and diabetic patients only to realize he wasn’t really treating their illnesses – he was merely treating their symptoms. The Obesity Code provides a comprehensive description of the hows and whys of both weight gain and weight loss. In his compelling book, Dr. Fung speaks the unspoken truth about diets, and challenges the long-held beliefs about the relation of caloric intake to weight loss. Step off that scale, take a seat, and pay attention as Dr. Fung’s The Obesity Code exposes the secret behind the obesity epidemic: insulin. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!
Author: Gary Taubes
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Health & Fitness
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society. From the Hardcover edition.
Tired of counting calories, eliminating foods from your diet, or obsessing about food all day? If so, an intermittent fasting lifestyle might be for you! In this book, you will learn the science behind intermittent fasting, and also understand how to adjust the various intermittent fasting plans to work for your unique lifestyle. The best part about intermittent fasting is that it doesn't require you to give up your favorite foods! You'll learn how to change WHEN to eat, so you don't have to change WHAT you eat. Are you ready to take control of your health, and finally step off of the diet roller coaster? All you have to do is learn how to "delay, don't deny!"