Carel le Roux, MBChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath, Ph.D., has been a member of the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board since 2010.
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.
The Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board is comprised of leading experts from around the world in the fields of nutrition and health whose role is to educate Independent Herbalife Members on the principles of good nutrition, getting regular physical activity, and leading a healthy lifestyle.