The Obesity Code - Dr. Jason Fung

The Obesity Code

By Dr. Jason Fung

  • Release Date: 2016-03-03
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
Score: 5
From 152 Ratings


Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.

In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight—for good.


  • Best guide to eating healthy ever!

    By ericmperrymd
    I am a physician and deal day in and day out with patients that battle obesity and diabetes with little improvement despite repeated visits in the office with re-educating them about weight loss methods (decrease calories and exercise more). My default reason for their failure has been to blame the patient for obviously ‘not following directions’. Now I know why they continue to fail. The Obesity Code completely changed my thinking about weight loss. I too have struggled with the ‘calories in less than calories out’ and likewise would eventually fail. Taking Dr. Fung’s advice, I have finally lost the weight and kept it off (and my fatty liver resolved as well!) The medical field needs to completely re-educate itself about the hormonal cause of obesity so we can better treat our patients.
  • The Obesity Code

    By Bona-Chic
    Unbelievable! Groundbreaking. Proves why ‘counting calories’ never works. Clearly presents the true science that obesity is a hormonal imbalance which can be easily corrected. So grateful for this book. It may have saved my life.
  • Wowza

    By Cassie LCM
    This book is a complete game changer!
  • Excellent explanation of weight gain.

    By Turboclown
    This is the most in depth explanation of weight gain that I have read so far. I believe it surpasses all other books on the subject of weight control.
  • Reader of Obesity Code

    By lloumil
    Just finished reading Obesity Code and even tho I am a RN for many years, I found the information researched by Dr Fung extremely beneficial to me for my weight management. He does an amazing job explaining our body and why we gain weight over time despite strong efforts to maintain. I highly recommend anyone who has suffered with managing their weight to purchase as a whole new understanding will unfold.
  • Very informative

    By Kmcfp
    This truth about obesity is finally coming to light! Thank you Dr. Fund for your research and for sharing this information. For once in my life I feel like I'm not abnormal. I just have a sensitivity to insulin that was being worsened by doing everything the so-called experts told me to. But no more! I'm now on a LHCF diet and I'm the healthiest I've ever been!
  • Funny and informative!

    By Kmcfp
    Easy to read book that explains the science behind why some people get obese and what to do about it. The best part is that Dr Fung never once talks about fat people like we are the problem. We are not. We are products of our environment and mis-information. He's doing his part to fix it. Thank you! For once in my life I don't feel like a failure about my body.