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#TFMsuccess Story: Simple and Sustainable

Overcome Fear of the Unknown When I decided to embrace a fasting lifestyle I was afraid of it. I had fear of the unknown. I started educating myself. I read a book and began skipping breakfast. I learned early that whatever I did had to be sustainable for the rest of my life. That meant...

#TFMsuccess Story: Find Your Solution

Trust The Process I am 52 years old. I have been morbidly obese for most of my adult life. I’ve tried everything the mainstream medical and nutritional establishment told me to do to get healthy. which was mostly to “eat less and move more,” and to eat more “whole grains” and carbs and less fat....

#TFMsuccess Story: One Step At at Time

Overcoming Adversity “I was born with a hole in my heart, and was given medication which led to my obesity but kept me alive. My whole family is fit and thin naturally, so I knew I was eating way too much and moving way too little from the beginning. Doctors, teachers, and everyone else around...

#TFMsuccess Story: The Power of Intermittent Fasting

A Lifetime Impact I never imagined, in my lifetime I will ever read a book that will profoundly impact my mind-set, and empower me to take charge of my own health. Still remember the date – Nov. 17, 2019 (exactly a year ago) when I first read Dr. Jason Fung’s book, ‘The Diabetes Code- Prevent...

#TFMsuccess Story: Getting Healthy Together

2020 has been a horrible year for many people but for me and my wife it’s been the healthiest of our 20 + years together! My health was the worst in May of 2006 when I survived a heart attack. The cardiologist I saw twice a year afterwards would tell me my sugar level was...

#TFMsuccess Story: A Balanced Life

Changing Old Habits The Fasting Method Program has literally saved my life. Until I found TFM, I was completely ready to give up on life and ready to accept a life of self-dread and loathing due to my inability to stop eating and inability to reduce down to a normal size body. Storing fat had...

#TFMsuccesstory: Healing and Rebuilding

A Journey Begins I started my health journey in October 2018, when my wife asked me to order The Obesity Code for herself.  So I ordered it and saw that Dr Jason Fung had written The Diabetes Code.  Since I’ve had Type 2 diabetes since 2004, I decided to order it and see if it...

#TFMsuccess Story: A New Way of Life

Dealing with Weight “I’m a 44 year old mom of 5 gorgeous kids.  I work full time, and our lives are very busy. As long as I can remember I’ve struggled with my weight. I was a thin child, but then at about 10 years old the hormones started and I was never thin again. ...

Sunny and Cherie

I first met Sunny in September 2015 in the Intensive Dietary Management program. Sunny, aged 51 had been diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic since the mid 1990s when he was only in his 30s. He was initially started on the medication Metformin for diabetes. Over the years, he required more and more medications to...

Patient Profile – Reyn "Back from the Grave"

Recently, a reader wrote in about her husband, Reyn. She writes: My husband, Reyn was diagnosed with heart failure in January 2015 and admitted to the cardiac high care unit for 12 days at a weight of 177kg. He was discharged from hospital with an oxygen tank, an ejection fraction of 26, a weight of...

Clive – Patient Profile

I have been corresponding with a reader, Clive over these past few months, and he has been kind enough to allow us to share his testimonial. Here's his story: Clive and Sandra: We have been in awe watching and listening to your lectures on obesity and diabetes. My husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 7...

Elizabeth – Patient Profile

A reader, Elizabeth wrote in to me recently. I would like to share her inspirational story to start the New Year! She writes: I grew up in South Africa, over-weight most of my life with periods of weight loss (yo-yo dieting). In 2002 I went on the X-Diet, a fat-free high carbohydrate diet, for 2...