This is an awesome 7-part series by the University of California, featuring Dr. Robert Lustig, an endocrinologist on the leading edge of the obesity pandemic. Exciting stuff is happening in trying to tease apart the factors in the global phenomenon of staggering growth in metabolic syndrome and its principle marker: Obesity. Hint: Fructose as the most pervasive food additive in human history.

Here’s the first episode. All episodes available on YouTube, or at the UC “Skinny on Obesity” web site, for a comprehensive view of all episodes plus additional information.