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Meet the Author: Robert H. Lustig

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Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL, is the editor of the academic volume Obesity Before Birth and the internationally acclaimed author of the popular works Fat Chance, Sugar Has 56 Names, The Fat Chance Cookbook, and The Hacking of the American Mind. He is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology and a member of the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF. He lectures globally and consults with numerous medical societies and policy organizations to improve population health. He lives with his family in San Francisco.

Books by Robert H. Lustig

Metabolical

The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine

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An urgent manifesto on the ruinous impact that processed food has had on our health and on our environment over the past 50 years, proving that the only hope for unwinding this slow-motion catastrophe is to get back to real food now. Lustig takes on the interconnected issues of medicine, nutrition, health/disease, and society, connecting the dots and deciphering scientific data and concepts behind his arguments, among them: that Big…  More »