Questions for IDM Part #1

Published: Oct 23, 2017

This week we pause to let Jason and Megan answer questions about fasting and nutrition. The questions are a) Is insulin resistance forever? b) What’s the difference between fasting and caloric restriction? c) Is a low-carb diet hard on the kidneys? and d) what are the most common hurdles that IDM patients face when starting a regimen of ketogenic dieting and fasting?

Links:

Study: Effect of short-term carbohydrate overfeeding and long-term weight loss on liver fat in overweight humans

Study: Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD)

 

Blaming the Victim

Published: Oct 17, 2017

Kim Klein blamed herself for her inability to control her hunger and her weight. No matter what she tried, it didn’t work. After learning about how insulin regulates weight and hunger, she was able to bring it under control. Dr. Fung has a theory about why the medical profession continues to point the blame at patients when there is clearly an epidemic of obesity and diabetes.