David Katz Science Guru

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, is the Founding Director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and current 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.

 

Public Health and Citizens, Truly United

There are just two problems with the prevailing conception of “public health”- the public, and health. Neither means what we think it means.

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Truth about Saturated Fat

Folks, hold your horses; I know just what’s going on here.

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What If Exercise Were More Like Healthy Eating?

If exercise were more like healthy eating - none of us would be doing it.

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Diet: Guidance Veers from Variety

The holidays are coming in hot (figuratively, and courtesy of climate change, literally as well), with Thanksgiving now under two weeks away. So, of course, all thoughts turn to…weight control.

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Selling Diets, or Telling Truths

The True Health Initiative was created because, and only because, there is one clear wayof eating and living that massively promotes the longevity, vitality, and overall health of human beings, and well-being of the planet - and a global coalition of experts, influencers, and thought leaders believes you deserve to know what it is.

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