David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, is the Founding Director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and former President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He has published roughly 200 scientific articles and textbook chapters, and 15 books to date, including multiple editions of leading textbooks in both preventive medicine, and nutrition. He has made important contributions in the areas of lifestyle interventions for health promotion; nutrient profiling; behavior modification; holistic care; and evidence-based medicine. David earned his BA degree from Dartmouth College (1984); his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993). He completed sequential residency training in Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He is a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He has received two Honorary Doctorates.
Erythritol is commonly used as a sugar substitute.
A recent study in Nutrients by researchers at the University of California, Davis, demonstrates robust performance, as compared to an array of biomarkers, of a novel dietary assessment method based on pattern recognition.
I imagine -and in select cases know- that many of my colleagues were encouraged and gratified to hear that the NIH is allocating a sizable sum to the pursuit of precision nutrition.
There is no more mystery to why so many of us are fat in the modern world - and yes, stated bluntly, so, so many of us are- than there is to why humans drown if under water too long. In both cases, placing ourselves where we are ill-adapted to be leads ineluctably to mayhem.