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William Lagakos, Ph.D.

Bill has a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology and is currently researching the role of diet and lifestyle in obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance. His website,, is dedicated to exploring the many aspects of how foods and nutrients impact energy balance, healthspan, and a variety of other outcomes. An avid fitness enthusiast, Bill promotes balance but insists there’s no such thing as “moderation” when it comes to empty calories. His academic publications have appeared in such peer-reviewed journals as American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Journal of Lipid Research. He is passionate about nutrition and it shows in his work.