Dr. Jason Fung

Dr. Jason Fung is a nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a globally-recognized expert on intermittent fasting and low-carbohydrate diets, having medically supervised thousands of patients. Dr. Fung earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto, and completed his fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. A New York Times-bestselling author, Dr. Fung’s groundbreaking, science-based books – The Diabetes CodeThe Obesity Code, and The Complete Guide to Fasting – have sold over one million copies and challenged the conventional wisdom about type 2 diabetes, weight loss, and intermittent fasting.  Dr. Fung is cofounder of The Fasting Method and scientific editor of the Journal of Insulin Resistance. His work on fasting has been cited by CNN, the New York TimesAtlantic Monthly, Forbes, the New York Post, the Toronto Star, and many other media outlets. He currently practices in Toronto, Canada.