2/12: Free Documentary Screening of “Sweet Revenge” with Panel Discussion

The UCSF Osher Center invites you to the screening of the documentary
Sweet Revenge: Turning the Tables on Processed Food

Thursday, February 12, 2015
7:00 – 8:00 pm Documentary screening
8:00 – 9:00 pm Panel discussion

UCSF Cole Hall
513 Parnassus
San Francisco

RSVP Required
If it is sold-out, standby seating will be available on a first come, first served basis to fill “no show” seats.

For years, we have been told that type 2 diabetes, liver and heart disease are caused by eating too much. In this PBS documentary, Dr. Robert Lustig shares his theories about why the problem lies more with the quality of the food we eat than the quantity. He explains that he sees the real culprit as processed food, which is typically loaded with added sugar and stripped of its natural fiber and nutrients.  Please join us for this provocative film which takes on America’s eating habits.

The documentary screening will be followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Robert Lustig, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UCSF
    Director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at UCSF
  • Frederick “Rick” Hecht, MD
    Director of Research at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Osher Foundation Endowed Chair in Research in Integrative Medicine
  • Elissa Epel, PhD
    Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF
    Director of the new UCOP Multicampus Center on Stress, Sugar, Eating, and Weight (SSEW)
    Director of the Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment (COAST) at UCSF
  • MODERATOR: Amy Standen, KQED Science Reporter
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