The Obesity Code Podcast

By Carl Franklin

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Every week, a patient story from Intensive Dietary Management. Featuring Dr. Jason Fung and Megan Ramos, and hosted by Carl Franklin from the 2 Keto Dudes podcast.

Episode Date
Energy Balance
38:56
Dr. Fung explains why the calorie-centric model of obesity doesn't provide guidance for how to lose weight.
May 11, 2018
Kidney Disease (update)
01:02:57

IDM Patient John battles kidney disease, and has a successful transplant

May 02, 2018
Self-Forgiveness
33:59

IDM patient Diana learns that the only way to stay focused on her long-term weight loss is to forgive herself when she slips up.

Apr 19, 2018
Live Q and A with Megan Ramos
45:11
Megan Ramos answers questions from social media.
Apr 12, 2018
Counter-intuitive
36:46

IDM patient Mona discovers the counter-intuitive nature of a dietary intervention that ultimately healed her

Apr 06, 2018
Yo-Yo Dieting (rebroadcast)
59:47

IDM patient Melissa overcomes years of yo-yo dieting.

Mar 21, 2018
No Support
42:43

IDM patient Glenda succeeds despite the scorn from her friends, family, and doctors

Mar 15, 2018
Addicted To Sugar
30:03

IDM patient Dawn stares down her sugar addiction

Mar 08, 2018
Blaming the Victim (rebroadcast)
41:40

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.

Mar 01, 2018
Fat-Adapted Exercise
56:25

IDM Patient Emily finds that while exercise didn't help her lose weight, the diet that did help her lose weight improved her exercise performance.

Feb 22, 2018
Solving the Puzzle
30:59

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.

Feb 15, 2018
Derek takes on Cancer
38:57

IDM Patient Derek used a ketogenic diet and fasting to help him fight off stage 3 colo-rectal cancer.

Feb 07, 2018
Doctors Get Bad Advice, Too
01:06:17

A physician comes to grips with the bad dietary advice she got from medical school and dietary experts, just like the rest of us.

Jan 31, 2018
Live Questions and Answers
57:38
Dr. Fung and Megan Ramos answer questions about fasting, autophagy, and fasting precautions.
Jan 20, 2018
A Holiday Message from IDM
28:44

A special holiday message from Dr. Jason Fung and Megan Ramos

Dec 27, 2017
Kidney Disease
54:20

IDM patient John battles kidney disease.

Dec 20, 2017
Stress and Weight Gain
48:06

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

Dec 13, 2017
Yo-Yo Dieting
59:32

IDM patient Melissa overcomes years of yo-yo dieting.

Dec 06, 2017
On Vacation
01:04

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.

Nov 29, 2017
Thanksgiving Special
50:57

This week it's our Thanksgiving Special. Jason and Megan offer stories, science, and tips for getting through the holiday season.

Nov 22, 2017
Food as a Reward
54:09

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.

Nov 15, 2017
Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere
46:25

This week's show is focused on IDM patient, Annette Demers, who didn't realize hidden sources of sugar were holding her back.

Nov 08, 2017
Non-Scale Victories
40:01

This week, IDM patient Kim Demarest shares her non-scale victories. We focus on benefits of fasting and lowering insulin other than purely weight loss. At the same time, Professor Tim Noakes and Dr. Aseem Malhotra talk about her struggles: trying to exercise your way out of a bad diet, and the ghost of high cholesterol. Dr. Jason Fung talks about her non-scale victories including increased mental acuity and increased body heat.

Links:

STUDY: Changes in Energy Expenditure Resulting from Altered Body Weight

BOOK: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Professor Tim Noakes

BLOG: Zoe Harcombe. Why we can't outrun a bad diet

Dr. Aseem Malhotra

RESEARCH: Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review 

 

 

 

Nov 01, 2017
Questions for IDM Part #1: Insulin Resistance
35:10

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)

 

Oct 24, 2017
Blaming the Victim
41:17

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.

Oct 17, 2017
Pilot Episode - Marie Drake
58:41

In the premiere episode of The Obesity Code podcast, we hear from IDM patient, Marie Drake, who developed T2DM and obesity while eating a vegan diet and running marathons.

Oct 17, 2017