Solving the Puzzle

Published: Feb 15, 2018

IDM patient Natasha’s puzzle started with a small tumor on a gland at the base of her brain, but the real detective work was finding a treatment.


On Vacation

Published: Nov 29, 2017

This is just a quick message to say that The Obesity Code Podcast is taking a week off while Carl is on vacation in Italy. We’ll be back next week with Dr. Fung, Megan Ramos, and more lessons and stories from the Intensive Dietary Management program.

Stress and Weight Gain

Published: Dec 12, 2017

IDM patient Cheryl learns to manage personal and professional stress to overcome obesity and depression


BOOK: “The Big Fat Surprise” by Nina Teicholz

BOOK: “Always Hungry” by David Ludwig

STUDY: Mindfulness Intervention for Stress Eating to Reduce Cortisol and Abdominal Fat among Overweight and Obese Women

STUDY: Association between reduced sleep and weight gain in women.

STUDY: Short Sleep duration is associated with the development of impaired fasting glucose: The western New York health study

STUDY: Sleep curtailment in healthy young men is associated with decreased leptin levels, elevated ghrelin levels, and increased hunger and appetite.