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The African American And Latino Communities Are Abused By The Food Industry

The African American And Latino Communities Are Abused By The Food Industry

Dr. Robert Lustig
• Book – Metabolical

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Dr. Robert Lustig is a The New York Times bestselling author and author of Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine and a Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric neuroendocrinologist who has long been on the cutting edge of medicine and science, challenges our current healthcare paradigm which has gone off the rails under the influence of Big Food, Big Pharma, and Big Government.

You can’t solve a problem if you don’t know what the problem is. One of Lustig’s singular gifts as a communicator is his ability to “connect the dots” for the general reader, in order to unpack the scientific data and concepts behind his arguments, as he tells the “real story of food” and “the story of real food.”

Metabolical weaves the interconnected strands of nutrition, health/disease, medicine, environment, and society into a completely new fabric by proving on a scientific basis a series of iconoclastic revelations, among them:

• Medicine for chronic disease treats symptoms, not the disease itself
• You can diagnose your own biochemical profile
• Chronic diseases are not “druggable,” but they are “foodable”
• Processed food isn’t just toxic, it’s addictive
• The war between vegan and keto is a false war—the combatants are on the same side
• Big Food, Big Pharma, and Big Government are on the other side

Making the case that food is the only lever we have to effect biochemical change to improve our health, Lustig explains what to eat based on two novel criteria: protect the liver, and feed the gut. He insists that if we do not fix our food and change the way we eat, we will continue to court chronic disease, bankrupt healthcare, and threaten the planet. But there is hope: this book explains what’s needed to fix all three.

Dr. Lustig has become a leading public health authority on the impact sugar has on fueling the diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome epidemics, and on addressing changes in the food environment to reverse these chronic diseases.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. He completed his pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, his clinical fellowship at UCSF, his post-doctoral fellow and research associate in neuroendocrinology at The Rockefeller University. He has been a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Tennessee, Memphis.

In 2013, Dr. Lustig received his Masters in the study of Law from University of California, Hastings to enable him to impact the food industry through policy change.

Dr. Lustig has authored 125 peer-reviewed articles and 73 reviews. He has mentored 20 pediatric endocrine fellows, and trained numerous other allied health professionals. He provides endocrinologic support to several protocols of the Children’s Oncology Group. He is the former Chairman of the Ad hoc Obesity Task Force of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, a member of the Pediatric Obesity Practice Guidelines Subcommittee of The Endocrine Society, a member of the Obesity Task Force of the Endocrine Society, a member of the Pediatric Obesity Devices Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a member of the Bay Area Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, and a member of the Steering Committee of Health Foods, Healthy Kids of the Culinary Institute of America. He also consults for several childhood obesity advocacy groups.

Dr. Lustig lives in San Francisco with his wife Julie and two daughters. Spare time (what little there is) is spent cooking, theater-going, and traveling.

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4 thoughts on “The African American And Latino Communities Are Abused By The Food Industry
  1. Blending does not destroy fiber. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that is not digested by the body. It passes through the digestive tract relatively unphased and can help to regulate digestion, lower cholesterol, and keep you feeling full.

    When you blend fruits and vegetables, you are essentially chopping them up into smaller pieces. This does not change the amount of fiber in the food, but it may make it easier for your body to digest. In some cases, blending fruits and vegetables can actually increase the amount of fiber that your body absorbs. For example, a study published in the journal Nutrients found that blending blackberries released additional fiber, polyphenols, fats, and protein that would not otherwise be released during mastication or normal digestive processes.

    So, if you are concerned about getting enough fiber in your diet, blending fruits and vegetables is a great way to do it. Just be sure to drink your smoothie right away, as the fiber content will start to decrease over time.

  2. Ok i know blackstrap molasses is bad but how bad is it compared to other foods? I love that stuff but I use it very sparingly and not often. Someone let me know.

  3. Honey has nutrients and synergistic beneficial/healing effects. One tea spoon per day should suffice. Depends on a variety of factors. The best way to learn to eat healthy is to educate one self respectfully. Informally seems to be more promising for honest truth seekers.
    With Respect
    Eva Zdrava

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