Food as a Reward

Published: Nov 14, 2017

This week’s show centers around IDM patient Mark Dorley, who used food as a reward to gain an enormous amount of weight, and took it off by adopting the keto-fasting lifestyle.


STUDY: Buse et al 1962 – The role of the human placenta in the transfer and metabolism of insulin

STUDY:  O’Donnell et al 1989 – Size of flour particles and its relation to glycaemia, insulinaemia, and colonic disease

STUDY: Lenoir et al 2007 – Intense Sweetness Surpasses Cocaine Reward

STUDY: Martin CK et al 2006 – Changes in food cravings during low-calorie and very-low-calorie diets

STUDY: Kahathuduwa CN et al 2017 – Extended calorie restriction suppresses overall and specific food cravings: a systematic review and a meta-analysis

BOOK: “The Obesity Code” by Jason Fung

BOOK: “The Big Fat Surprise” by Nina Teicholz

STUDY: Pories et al 1992 – “Surgical treatment of obesity and it’s effect on diabetes”BOOK: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

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  1. Ajax says:

    Great podcast! (As usual - you guys rock!)

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