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Robert H. Lustig

Robert H. Lustig

    MD, MSL
Emeritus Professor | San Francisco, California    United States of America
Pediatrics, Endocrinology,...More
Pediatrics, Endocrinology,...More
Spoken at 12 events
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Biography :

Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L. is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He specializes in the field of neuroendocrinology, with an emphasis on the regulation of energy balance by the central nervous system. His research and clinical practice have focused on childhood obesity and diabetes. Dr. Lustig holds a Bachelor’s in Science from MIT, a Doctorate in Medicine from Cornell University. Medical College, and a Master’s of Studies in Law from U.C. Hastings College of the Law.

Dr. Lustig has fostered a global discussion of metabolic health and nutrition, exposing some of the leading myths that underlie the current pandemic of diet-related disease. He believes the food business, by pushing processed food loaded with sugar, has hacked our bodies and minds to pursue pleasure instead of happiness; fostering today’s epidemics of addiction and depression. Yet by focusing on real food, we can beat the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity, and disease.

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Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Mental Health and Law

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Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Mental Health and Law, Neuroendocrinology, Childhood Obesity, Chronic Illness, Metabolic Health, Epidemiology

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