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Your Call: Hacking the American Mind

Dec 21, 2017

  

UCSF endocrinologist Robert Lustig is best known for his research into the addictive properties of sugar. In his new book, The Hacking of the American Mind, Lustig widens his scope to look at how the food industry has fostered today’s epidemics of addiction and depression.

What does that mean for those of us who find the holiday season particularly dreadful? And for those who are politically engaged, it’s been a very challenging year. What is stress doing to our bodies, brains, sleeping habits, and relationships?

Guest:

Robert Lustig, pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco, and author of The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains

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Robert Lustig

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