Dr. Lustig is a pediatric endocrinologist and an internationally renowned expert on nutrition. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Dr. Lustig received his MD from Cornell University. He completed a pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UCSF. Dr. Lustig was then for six years a fellow in neuroendocrinology at The Rockefeller University in New York. Dr. Lustig focuses on the regulation of energy balance by the central nervous system. He also has a special interest in childhood obesity. His lecture called “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” went viral; his public lectures have over 6,000,000 views. He is the author of bestselling books “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease” and “Sugar Has 56 Names: A Shopper’s Guide”