Food Addiction

View Dr. Robert Lustig’sPowerpoint presentationby clicking on the image above. Food Addiction Certain foods — “hyperpalatable foods” — particularly processed foods that are high in sugar, salt and fat can be addictive, say scientists. Some scientists have...

What is Food Addiction?

WHAT IS FOOD ADDICTION? By H. Theresa Wright, MS, RD, LDN and Joan Ifland, PhD Originally published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Dietetic Practice Group, Behavioral Health Nutrition). INTRODUCTION Sixty-five percent of Americans are overweight or obese,...
Rules of Reduction

Rules of Reduction

Robert’s Rules of Reduction (of processed food, that is) I’ve spent the last 25 years investigating the causes and treatments of chronic disease (obesity, diabetes, fatty liver disease) in children and adults. I can sum up my research career in three simple precepts:...

Metabolical References Chapter 26

Chapter 26: Real Food is good for the wallet — References Back Page 346 “of lives saved” G.M. Singh et al. “Estimated Global, Regional, and National Disease Burdens Related to Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in 2010,” Circulation 132 (8) (2015): 639.  ...

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