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The Obesity Code

Discussion in 'Prediabetes' started by JoycieW, May 13, 2017.

  1. JoycieW

    JoycieW · Active Member

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    Just read this fascinating book The Obesity Code by Dr Jason Fung. It explores our diet and how this has changed over time, especially since the 1970s when the obesity crisis and T2D started to develop. It gives advice on how to reverse insulin resistance through food choices and intermittent fasting. I'm putting the ideas into practice and I'll be interested to see what my next HbA1c result will be in June.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    He has inspired quite a few of us.. myself included.
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    yes Jason Fung has done and is doing an amazing job... he has helped so many people back to a normal weight and also helped many of us get back to normal blood glucose numbers... it is really people like him that ought get the nobel prize for doing a gigantic difference in normal peoples lives..without earning much on his very effective advice
     
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  4. serenity648

    serenity648 · Guest

    I have his book about fasting, is it worth getting this book too?
     
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    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    serenity648 · Guest

    thanks. but I would prefer a book I can sit and read. i dont have a smartfone, tablet etc, just my laptop in my home office.

    Is it this book different to the fasting one? or is there considerable overlap?
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I would say the Obesity Code is more about the science behind what Dr Fung believes causes Type 2 so a more detailed approach to insulin resistance and the benefits of Low Carb and Fasting. So in a nutshell it explains why what he recommends works. If you want to know more about the science then its a great read but if you are happy applying what you have learnt from the Complete Guide to Fasting then you probably don't need it.
     
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  8. kokhongw

    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another one here who have benefited immensely from his insightful blog.
    https://intensivedietarymanagement.com/

    His realization was a turning point for many of us...
    https://intensivedietarymanagement.com/my-journey/

     
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    epawelka · Newbie

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    Is this book applicable to T1 diabetes or just T2?
     
  10. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    It's primarily aimed at T2's .. Are you looking for something low carb for T1?
    I'd suggest Dr Richard Bernsteins "Diabetes Solution".
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It is aimed at people who wish to understand obesity, hence if someine with T1 has obesity it is likely to be helpful.
     
  12. epawelka

    epawelka · Newbie

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    Thank you, but I have T1 diabetes and don’t think a full blown Keto diet or fasting will work for me.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    It seems to work for many...
     
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