diet http://kalw.org en The dangers of excess sugar causing obesity in the American diet. http://kalw.org/post/dangers-excess-sugar-causing-obesity-american-diet <p></p><p></p><p>Your Legal Rights considers the dangers of excess sugar causing obesity in the American diet.</p><p>Guest:&nbsp; Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist and Director of the UCSF Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program.</p><p></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 17:23:02 +0000 Chuck Finney 27539 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Why are Americans still gaining weight? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-why-are-americans-still-gaining-weight <p>On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation with Dr. John McDougall about his new book, &quot;The Starch Solution.&quot; According to Center for Disease&nbsp;Control, more than one-third of U.S. adults and approximately 12.5 million of children and adolescents are obese.&nbsp;&nbsp;We&#39;ve heard about proper nutrition, so why don&#39;t we practice it? Dr. McDougal says eat&nbsp;your carbs--starch is the solution to the obesity crisis plaguing this nation. Can starch help heal the health crisis? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. Wed, 16 May 2012 13:53:19 +0000 Malihe Razazan 10712 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Why are Americans still gaining weight? Today on Your Call: How is the corporate American food system changing? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-corporate-american-food-system-changing <p>On today&#39;s Your Call, we&#39;ll speak with Tracie McMillan, author of <em>The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee&#39;s, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table</em>. &nbsp;For nearly a year, she worked, ate, and lived alongside the working poor to examine how Americans eat when price matters. &nbsp;How do you get &ldquo;good&rdquo; food on the table? &nbsp;Join us at 10 or email <a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org"><span style="text-decoration: underline">feedback@yourcallradio.org</span></a> . Why do we eat the way we do? And how can we change it? Wed, 21 Mar 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 7813 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How is the corporate American food system changing?