Fat Chance

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Dr. Lustig is a leading thinker on the science and politics that have led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last 30 years. He shares his message which has been making waves across the nation, including tactics for readjusting the key hormones that regulate hunger, reward and stress, and strategies to improve the health of the next generation. “Dr. Lustig was honest, informative and inspiring. Wow! I went home and completely inventoried my kitchen cabinets and feel so much better about what I am feeding my family. Invaluable info.”


Dr. Robert Lustig | MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology and author of “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity and Disease”

Director, Weight Assessment for Teen & Child Health (WATCH) Program at UCSF. Dr. Lustig is a nationally-recognized authority in the field of neuroendocrinology, with a specific emphasis on the regulation of energy balance by the central nervous system. He is currently investigating the contribution of biochemical, neural, hormonal, and genetic influences in the expression of the current obesity epidemic both in children and adults. Dr. Lustig graduated from MIT, and received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. He performed his pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and his clinical fellowship at UCSF. From there, he spent six years as a post-doctoral fellow in neuroendocrinology at The Rockefeller University in New York. Dr. Lustig has authored over 85 research articles and 45 chapters. He is the former Chairman of the Obesity Task Force of the Pediatric Endocrine Society, a member of the Obesity Task force of The Endocrine Society, and on the Steering Committee of the International Endocrine Alliance to Combat Obesity. He is the Editor of the volume “Obesity before birth: maternal and prenatal effects on the offspring.”