David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM is the founding director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Past-President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founder/President of the True Health Initiative.  Katz 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). The recipient of many awards for his contributions to public health, he has received three honorary doctorates. He holds 5 US patents, with others pending.  He invented the research method known as “evidence mapping;” is the principal inventor of the Overall Nutritional Quality Index (ONQI™) algorithm; and invented a new digital dietary intake assessment tool, DietID™, powered by Diet Quality Photo Navigation (https://dietid.com/).  In 2018, Katz was selected as the new Chair for the annual Art & Science of Health Promotion conference.  He has just been nominated for the 2019 James Beard Foundation Journalism award in Health and Wellness.  He has authored roughly 200 peer-reviewed publications, many hundreds of health columns both on-line and in print, and 16 books to date including leading textbooks in both nutrition and preventive medicine.  Katz is recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease.  He reaches a social media following of nearly one million. Read more…

NEWLY-PUBLISHED

The Truth about Food

Utilizing a lifetime of research and the consensus of numerous experts worldwide, Dr. Katz has written his newest book to offer readers a way to “add years to your life and life to your years” and to “love the food that loves you back” over the course of your lifetime.

The Truth about Food reveals the facts behind diet “fads,” exposes false claims and sets the record straight about exploitative “lies” that we all face daily surrounding the foods we eat.

Learn more …here.

All proceeds go to The True Health Initiative, a federally-authorized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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