Building a Healthy Diet

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Summary: Dr. David Katz provides his take on different aspects of building a diet for optimal health.
Air Date: 9/15/15
Duration: 10
Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA
Guest Bio: David L. Katz, MD, MPH
David-KatzDavid L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, earned his BA degree from Dartmouth College, his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health. He completed sequential residency training in Internal Medicine (Norwalk Hospital, CT; 1991), and Preventive Medicine/Public Health (Yale University School of Medicine; 1993). 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 (Humane Letters; L.H.D.) from the University of Bridgeport (2013), and Quinnipiac University (2015).

Dr. Katz is the founding director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center; President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Childhood Obesity; Chief Science Officer for NuVal LLC; founding director (2000) of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital; and a Clinical Instructor at the Yale School of Medicine where he previously served as Director of Medical Studies in Public Health. Dr. Katz holds five U.S. patents and has authored over 200 scientific papers and chapters, 15 books, and more than 1,000 columns and blogs. He is recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease.
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Building a Healthy Diet
Dr. David Katz provides his take on different aspects of building a diet for optimal health and the prevention of illness.

Specific topics include:
  • New FDA dietary guidelines for things like saturated fat and cholesterol.
  • Role of sugar in your diet, it’s negative consequences for our health, and whether sugar substitutes (and which ones) can serve as replacements.
  • Controversy and questions surrounding organic food and the organics industry.

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