FAB RESEARCH COMMENT:
Evidence shows that modern, western-type diets - and ultra-processed foods in particular - are a key factor in the relentless rise in rates of chronic, systemic diseases worldwide.
Few people are better placed to provide an accessible summary of the research in this area, and the limitatitions of medical approaches that fail to consider nutrition, than Dr Robert Lustig.
In this podcast, he discusses his latest book 'Metabolical', which explains the backgroud to his own discoveries - from 40 years as a frontline medical doctor and researcher specialising in childood obesity and hormonal influences on appetite - about the importance of diet, and the limitations of purely pharmaceutical approaches to health and disease.
Purchase Metabolical: The truth about processed food and how it poisons people and the planet here.
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