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Eat Real featured on the Huberman Podcast with Dr. Robert Lustig

Eat Real featured on the Huberman Lab Podcast with Dr. Robert Lustig

Dr. Robert Lustig was a featured guest in the Huberman Podcast, the #1 health podcast in the world in the categories of Science, Education, and Health. The episode highlights the role of sugar in gut health and metabolic disease in adults and children. As our Chief Science Officer, Dr. Lustig also celebrated Eat Real’s work to transform child nutrition by emphasizing a shift toward real food in American public school cafeterias.

With over 1.4M views on Youtube, we’re thrilled to have Dr. Lustig incite urgency around the devastating repercussions of ultra-processed foods in children’s diets, and garner awareness for Eat Real’s ability to transform the food system at scale.

“We have a food movement happening now.” 

– Dr. Robert Lustig, Chief Science Officer at Eat Real

Our Science-based Certification Standards

Our evidence-based  K-12 certification program leverages the best science available, as well as the NOVA food classification system Dr. Lustig mentions in the episode. Our 10 standards, including Minimal Processing and Reduced Sugar, help to remove ultra-processed foods from school menus and empower leaders to make the changes that will be most impactful for their students.

The science is widely available, the results are visible, and our participating districts report that it works — kids really love real food.

About Eat Real

Eat Real nourishes the future of American school children by putting real food on the table at school, at home, and in local and national policy. Our award-winning K-12 certification program provides Food Service leaders with the framework and support they need to make their school menus delicious, nutritious, and planet-sustaining. Alongside our community of food system advocates, chefs, and parents, we spread the word about the power and urgency of serving real food at every meal. And we leverage our unique vantage point to push for system change, advocating for healthier policies and higher food standards at the local, state, and national level so every child can look forward to a healthy future.

About Dr. Robert Lustig

Dr. Robert Lustig, M.D. (@RobertLustigMD), is Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Eat Real, a neuroendocrinologist, professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and a bestselling author on nutrition and metabolic health.

To learn more about Eat Real’s work across the country, follow @eatrealcertified on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.