Exercise and Health: Active Lifestyle, Better Life
- 08:30 - 16:30
- Manchester Conference Centre
When he is not working as a doctor in the National Health Service, Aseem Malhotra reigns supreme in his fight to raise awareness about the health benefits of a sugar-free diet, maintaining that sugar deserves its reputation as “Public Health Enemy Number 1”. His no-holds-barred approach to challenging common health beliefs is proving highly effective in getting medical professionals and social authorities from around the world to sit up and take notice. He is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferences.
Aseem Malhotra has become one of the most influential and effective campaigning doctors in the world on issues that affect obesity, heart disease and population health.
Founding member and advisor to campaign group Action on Sugar
Named on a list of anti-obesity activists that includes Michelle Obama and Michael Bloomberg
Serves on the external advisory board of Saving Londoners Lives
Lead author, with co-author Professor Terence Stephenson, on a blueprint for a British Medical Journal health revolution paper.
Youngest doctor to be appointed to board of trustees of UK Health think tank – The Kings Fund
Member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges choosing wisely steering group, the Greater London Authority Food Board, Cardiologist Advisor in the National Obesity Forum, and Science Director for Action on Sugar
The BMJ editorial published in October 2013, in which he busted the myth that eating saturated fats causes heart disease, became of the most influential medical journal articles with over 100 000 downloads. The editorial made front page of three British newspapers, as well as receiving coverage on BBC News, CNN International, and Fox News.