Megan Ramos

Humans have practiced fasting for centuries as part of religious rituals, but the medical community has shunned it as risky and dangerous. Megan Ramos, along with her co-founder Dr. Jason Fung, have embarked on a mission to change all that. At IDMProgram.com, Megan and Jason counsel patients how to use fasting safely to help with…

Why a Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) is the Key to Longevity

I found it! I found the one thing vegans, vegetarians, carnivores, paleo and keto enthusiasts can all agree with. Fasting is possibly the most important intervention for longevity.  The science supports it, and now it is gaining popularity among the masses. Yet the question remains, how do we best accomplish fasting? What’s the best duration,…

Food Appreciation through Fasting on Yom Kippur

I still remember Yom Kippur 2013. The year I had to fast. I know I am “supposed” to fast every year, but in my mind that ship had sailed long ago. I am not the best rule follower, especially when I don’t see the purpose of the rule. What does not eating have to do…