Obesity is a problem. It is a medical emergency and is a bigger threat to our health than smoking. Obesity is a disease that can affect anyone, regardless of race, gender, age, or socio-economic status. It can strike anyone at any time.

You may have heard that low carb and fasting are two of the most effective ways to lose weight, but what does the science say?

The Low Carb-Fast Diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet that restricts carbs and encourages fat loss. It typically consists of bacon, eggs, steak and cheese. While the scientific community is skeptical of the diet, the diet’s popularity is on the rise, and for good reason.

Which is more successful for weight loss: starving or a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet? It’s like to debating whether Superman or Batman is the more powerful superhero.

You’ve probably already figured it out. If not, here’s what Dr. Jason Fung has to say in his most recent article:

Dr. Fung: Fasting vs. Low-Carb Diet Performance

Spoiler alert: Superman is the most powerful of them all……along with the mail. When it comes to weight reduction, no diet is better than no diet.

However, depending on your perspective, the LCHF diet may offer about 70% of the advantages of fasting without really starving oneself. It isn’t all terrible.

Actually, it’s more superheroic. Like Batman, for example.

Additional information

Beginners’ guide to low-carb cooking

Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

To learn a lot, read Dr. Jason Fung’s outstanding new book The Obesity Code:


Low carb and low fat diets have become all the rage these days, but are they the answer to our weight problems? (more…). Read more about water fasting vs keto and let us know what you think.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is fasting more effective than Keto?

It is more effective than Keto, but it is not a surefire solution.

Is it better to fast or low calorie?

It is better to fast for a short period of time.

Which is better fasting or eating less?

It is difficult to say which is better. There are pros and cons to both fasting and eating less.

This article broadly covered the following related topics:

  • keto fasting
  • keto intermittent fasting meal plan
  • fasting vs keto
  • intermittent fasting vs carb cycling
  • therapeutic fasting and detoxification
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