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5 Stages of Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent fasting can be divided into 5 stages, from feeding to post absorptive to gluconeogenesis to ketosis to protein conservation. Each stage is accompanied by different physiologic processes, so understanding the stages allows you to target the benefits of intermittent fasting.

Is the Keto Diet Healthy? (Saturated Fats)

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Should you avoid dietary saturated fat? The keto diet recommends eating more natural fats and less carbohydrates – is that healthy or unhealthy? The surprising conclusion from the world’s top cardiologists is that there is no reason to limit natural foods high in saturated fat such as whole fat dairy, red meat and chocolate.

Top 6 Intermittent Fasting Diet Hacks

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Hacks are quick tricks to make a fasting diet easier, and I present my top 6 hacks as well as my #1 Rule for Fasting. Always be safe while fasting. There is always another day to fast, so if you are not feeling like it’s quite right, then you should stop fasting and get some...

Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally (The Basics)

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Type 2 diabetes can be reversed naturally, but only if you understand the basics of how type 2 diabetes became an epidemic and what were the causal factors. Dr. Jason Fung explains why the diet is the most important factor in type 2 diabetes and how we can use dietary methods to reverse type 2...

How to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease Naturally

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Fatty liver disease is a growing epidemic, and a growing cause of liver destruction. Dr. Jason Fung reviews how fatty liver disease develops and shares insights on how to reverse this disease naturally, without needing drugs or surgery. Fatty liver disease is mainly a dietary disease, and therefore, the treatment involves fixing the diet.

Intermittent Fasting for Women (ft. Megan Ramos)

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Can women use intermittent fasting for health and weight loss? Dr. Jason Fung discusses the difference between men and women and special guest Megan Ramos from The Fasting Method shares three tips that may work better for women, including the 30/16 fasting regimen.

Should I Skip Breakfast or Dinner?

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Is skipping breakfast better than skipping dinner for weight loss? When fasting, you’ll often skip meals, so does it matter if you are skipping breakfast or skipping dinner? Absolutely. Dr. Jason Fung explains and discusses how hunger works and discuss how to adjust your intermittent fasting schedule to maximize results. Dr. Fung shares 5 tips...

Beginning Fasting (What to Expect)

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What to expect when you begin fasting? Dr. Jason Fung reviews common side effects that may occur and what to do about it. Topics include headaches, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn and fatigue. We review simple, natural remedies.