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In this episode Dr Katz talks about his path to preventative medicine and how important it is. We then get into the number one modifiable cause of chronic diseases which is diet.
Dr Katz was an early proponent of preventative medicine and is the founder and former president of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. As well as appearing on ABC News and Good Morning America he has written 13 books including The Truth About Food and How to eat. He is the founder and CEO of Diet ID a company that makes a tool to help measure and manage diet. And with that let me start the interview.
Dr Katz's home page
Dr Catherine Katz food site
Find Dr Katz's books on Amazon
How To Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered
The Truth About Food
The Way to Eat: A Six-Step Path to Lifelong Weight Control
Disease-Proof: Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, and More--by 80 Percent
Papers referred to in this series
Actual Causes of Death in the United States
Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2000
The Global Burden of Disease - Lancet web page