Evolution of Medicine Podcast

Robert Lustig, MD joins James for this information-packed episode that unifies mental and metabolic healthcare. Dr. Lustig is a pediatric endocrinologist and food educator, who focuses on spreading awareness about the topic of this podcast.

During this episode he walks through the connection between nutrition, brain health, and mental health. They touch on topics such as the impact of ultra-processed food on metabolic health, the role of the amygdala in fear conditioning and chronic toxic stress, and the importance of the vagus nerve in regulating the nervous system.

Dr. Lustig also highlights the need for public education and policy change to address the systemic health crisis and mental health crisis. Dr. Lustig will be speaking at the Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference in October 2024.

Check out this informative, empowering episode to hear about:

  • Dr. Lusting’s new book on the amygdala and its connection to food.
  • The importance of understanding the difference between food science, nutrition and metabolic health.
  • The role of mitochondrial dysfunction in systemic and mental health disorders.
  • The potential for a cultural shift toward prioritizing metabolic health and the challenges facing it. 
Direct download: 20240514_Podcast-Robert_Lustig__MD-Take_2.mp3
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