Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity and Disease

In his book, Fat Chance, Robert Lustig, MD, ConnectWell’s obesity, diabetes and food expert is spreading his message about how to beat the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity and disease. In the book, Robert details the science behind the obesity and metabolic syndrome pandemic and the politics that have promoted the current state of […]

Challenging the Sugar Social Norm: Creating an Environment for Wellness

man with big belly holding sugary soda

What? Regulate sugar? In the latest issue of the journal Nature, Dr. Robert Lustig, ConnectWell advisor and pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco, brands sugar a “toxin”—deadly enough in high doses that it should be regulated just like alcohol. The claim has some people arguing that government shouldn’t control what people eat. […]

Dr. Robert Lustig, ConnectWell Advisory Board Member, Speaks at UC Berkeley Edible Education

On Tuesday September 30th, I attended the class “Nutrition, Health, and Diet Related Disease”, part of the Edible Education: The Rise of the Food Movement class series at UC Berkeley. Led by instructors Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery, and Michael Pollan, Knight Journalism Professor, UC Berkeley, the classes are sponsored by the Chez Panisse […]