Advisory Group
NAB - Nutrition Advisory Board
Languages
English
Universities
Imperial College London
Degree(s)
Masters
PhD
Medical Doctor
Professional Association Memberships
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Pathologists
Special Focus
Brain Health
Cardiovascular Health
Digestive
General Nutrition
Obesity
Bio

Carel le Roux, MBChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath, Ph.D., has been a member of the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board for 4 years.

Le Roux is an expert in metabolic medicine and is part of the Diabetes Complications Research Centre at University College, Dublin. He received his medical degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and his Ph.D. from Imperial College London. Le Roux is a member of a number of academic societies, such as the Association for the Study of Obesity and the Nutrition Society. He has been published extensively and currently holds a number of editorial roles for journals in his field.

His research team is focused on understanding how the “gut talks to the brain” and how these signals can be optimized to improve people’s health.Le Roux is a keen sportsman and represented South Africa in track and field at the World Indoor Championships and the Commonwealth Games.

Hobbies

Sailing

Fun Fact
I love making my own wine with my cousin