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Episode #2: Dr. Robert Lustig

In this Doc Talk, Dr Jaffe, (owner and founder of PERQUE Integrative Health ) is in conversation with Dr Robert Lustig, world renowned expert in ‘neuroendocrinology’ with a special focus on energy regulation, diabetes and childhood obesity. Dr Lustig advocates against processed foods and sugar while believing in ‘real food’ and has spearheaded numerous global discussions on metabolic health and nutrition. He is the author of NY times best seller “Fat Chance” and his latest work is called “Metabolical”.

Listen to this vibrant discussion where the docs discuss why it’s important to believe in the cause of an illness as opposed to the symptoms and how real food is at the center of it all.


Dr. Russell Jaffe

Russ Jaffe is Founder and Chairman of PERQUE Integrative Health, LLC (PIH,, a company that offers the world scientifically proven, integrative health solutions to speed the transition from sick care to healthful caring. 

Dr. Russell Jaffe has more than 40 years of experience contributing to molecular biology and clinical diagnostics. His focus is on functional, predictive tests and procedures designed to improve the precision of both diagnosis and of treatment outcomes and he has authored nearly 100 articles on the subject.

Dr. Robert Lustig

Robert H. Lustig, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at University of California, San Francisco, and Director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at UCSF. He is a neuroendocrinologist, with basic and clinical training relative to hypothalamic development, anatomy, and function. Prior to coming to San Francisco in 2001, he worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. There, he was charged with the endocrine care of many children whose hypothalami had been damaged by brain tumors, or subsequent surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy. 

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