Carel le Roux
Carel le Roux, MBChB, MSc, MRCP, FRCPath, PhD
Nutrition Advisory Board
Professor Carel le Roux, MBChB, MSc, MRCP, FRCPath, PhD is a member of Herbalife’s Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB), based in Ireland. The Nutrition Advisory Board is comprised of leading experts from around the world in the fields of nutrition and health who inform, educate and train Herbalife independent distributors on the principles of nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyle.
Le Roux is an expert in metabolic medicine and is currently a Professor of Experimental Pathology, University College, Dublin. He received his medical degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and his PhD in 2005 from Imperial College London. Professor le Roux is a member of a number of learned 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, including Metabolic Journal Watch, Clinical Obesity, and Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.
Professor le Roux is a keen sportsman and has represented South Africa in athletics at the World Indoor Championships and the Commonwealth Games.