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Tue, Aug 15, 2006 -- 10:00 AM

Obesity & Starvation


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Forum assesses a recent hypothesis on obesity, and how sugar may trigger a starvation reaction in the brain, with Robert Lustig.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • 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

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