Robert H. Lustig


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Robert H. Lustig, M.D., is an internationally renowned pediatric endocrinologist who has spent the past sixteen yers treating childhood obesity and studying the effects of sugar on the central nervous system, metabolism, and disease. He is the director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital; a member of the UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment; as well as a member of the Obesity Task Force of the Endocrine Society. ...more

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Fat Chance: Beating the Odd...

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The Hacking of the American...

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Metabolical: The Lure and t...

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Sugar Has 56 Names: A Shopp...

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Sucre l'amère vérité

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Brainwashed: Wie die Lebens...

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Søtt og farlig

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Obesity Before Birth: Mater...

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Cukor- náš zabiják

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“The obesity pandemic is due to our altered biochemistry, which is a result of our altered environment.”
Robert H. Lustig, Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease

“If you don’t know how to cook, you’re hostage to the food industry for the rest of your life and unwittingly will pass this on to your children.”
Robert H. Lustig, The Hacking of the American Mind: Inside the Sugar-Coated Plot to Confuse Pleasure with Happiness

“Ascribing personal responsibility to the obese individual is not a rational argument for an eminently practical reason: it fails to advance any efforts to change it. The obesity pandemic is due to our altered biochemistry, which is a result of our altered environment.”
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