Season 1

Episode 104: Dr. Rob Jones

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Dr. Rob Jones of the Utah Wellness Institute. Dr. Jones is a functional endocrinologist who has used intermittent fasting with over 500 patients and counting.

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Dr. Jones specializes in Functional Endocrinology. He learned about IF six years ago after two of his patients, who he had not seen in a year, both mentioned that they had been practicing intermittent fasting. They each had great success with both weight loss and other health benefits. This was when he began to study IF, the history of it, the science behind it, and how it relates to his field of endocrinology.

He began to work with a few patients to see how they would respond to IF, and he now currently has over 500 patients who are intermittent fasters

Dr. Jones shares that high insulin affects the whole body. He refers to it as similar to the process of rusting, and the entire body becomes inflamed. He explains that high insulin also affects the brain, arteries, heart, kidney and liver. IF reduces inflammation and lowers insulin. He has his patients fast to reduce insulin.

Dr. Jones wrote a book called I Am More Than Enough, based on his experience with women for more than 20 years. He noticed a common thread of how hard they were on themselves, and how this can lead to stereotypes they may have of themselves. His book was intended to be used as a tool to help women have better self image.

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