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Glycemic Index and Weight Loss

Don’t just Focus on Calories

Dr. Jason Fung
9 min readJan 10, 2024

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When talking about nutrition for weight loss, we often focus exclusively a single variable of foods — such as:

· Calories (Low Calorie!)

· Carbs (Low Carb!)

· Fats (Low Fat!)

· Fiber (High Fiber!)

· Protein (High Protein!)

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Dr. Jason Fung

Nephrologist. New York Times best selling author. Interest in type 2 diabetes reversal and intermittent fasting. Founder www.TheFastingMethod.com.