Why it’s hard to eat healthy, even for doctors

Aristotle, even Freud, had detailed theories as to why it’s hard to resist that pint of ice cream in your freezer. Dr. Raj Telhan joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his quest to give up refined sugar and how it made him question the nature of pleasure and wonder about our capacity for desire. His article in The Guardian is “Why is it so hard to control our appetites? A doctor’s struggles with giving up sugar.”

This episode originally aired on June 16, 2022.