Tue, Aug 15, 2006 -- 10:00 AM
Obesity & StarvationDownload audio (MP3)
Forum assesses a recent hypothesis on obesity, and how sugar may trigger a starvation reaction in the brain, with Robert Lustig.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Robert Lustig, author of the hypothesis, which was published last week in Nature Clinical Practice: Endocrinology and Metabolism, professor of clinical pediatrics, and director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at UC-San Francisco's Children's Hospital