In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Gary Taubes, keynote speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about the impact of sugar on nutrition. Topics covered include: the relative risk of sugar on health, comparing non-nutritive sweeteners and sugar, the contribution of the western diet to the obesity epidemic, individual variability in response to diet, and steps health professionals can take to curb diabetes trends. You can access more information about Obesity Medicine podcasts and other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine at www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts.
Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
The Case Against Sugar Lecture