Food, Metabolism and Psychiatric disease with Dr Robert Lustig
3 October 2022
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Psychiatric diseases are on the rise worldwide. We all know someone with addiction, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, ADHD, or autism. What if these aren’t psychiatric diseases at all? What if they are like other chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes or cancer? All of these diseases have the same basic cause – defective energy metabolism. And for metabolic diseases, drugs aren’t the answer – food is.
About Dr Robert Lustig
Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L. is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, and Member of the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF. Dr. Lustig is a neuroendocrinologist, with expertise in metabolism, obesity, and nutrition. He is one of the leaders of the current “anti- sugar” movement that is changing the food industry. Dr. Lustig graduated from MIT in 1976, and received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1980. He also received his Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree at University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2013. He is the author of the popular books Fat Chance (2012), The Hacking of the American Mind (2017), and Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine (2021).
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