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The Truth About Food – Dr. Katz New Book
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September 5, 2018

David L. Katz MD, MPH has authored a new book: AVAILABLE on Amazon OCTOBER 20, 2018.  Fill out the form below for updates and to be notified when you can pre-order a copy.

In The Truth about Food, one of the world’s leading authorities on lifestyle medicine, health promotion, and the prevention of chronic disease lays out not just what he knows about diet and health, but how and why he knows it.  This book uniquely empowers readers to benefit from what’s fundamentally and reliably true – while setting us all free from fads, false claims, and distractions by showing how to differentiate truth from the exploitative “lies” that abound.  This book would be much shorter if it only detailed what we know to be true today. It shows how to keep up with new findings, too, and most importantly- how never to be duped again. Based on science, informed by uncommon sense, and aligned with the global consensus of diverse experts, The Truth about Food is an invitation to add years to your life and life to your years; to love the food that loves you back for a lifetime; and to enjoy the comforting confidence that only comes from genuine understanding.

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“You’ve got a terrific book in front of you, written by a doctor who is woke, devoted, caring, and deeply concerned not only about what and how we eat but the impact it has on ourselves, our environment, other living beings, and the planet in general. This is a big book, addressing some of the most important topics of our time, and Dr. David Katz is the ideal person to put it together.”

  • From the Foreword by Mark Bittman

 “Sometimes, even I have nutrition questions; and when I do, I take them to Dr. David Katz.  Read this book- and you will see why!”

  • Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, health and nutrition expert for NBC’s TODAY show; best-selling author of Joy’s Simple Food Remedies and founder of Nourish Snacks

“With the inquisitiveness of a seasoned detective… David Katz rewards the reader with the simple truths of food for thought and optimal health. Read this book, your life may depend on it!”

  • Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS; 17th Surgeon General of The United States; Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

“The truth about food is simple, while the lies about food are complicated. And, with that statement, Dr. David Katz helps insulate us from the next food fad by making sure we are armed with the truth, and nothing but the truth. It is an audacious undertaking and Dr. Katz, who has dedicated his professional life to this, is perhaps the perfect person to be educating all of us.  Facts do matter, and The Truth About Food is full of them. The Truth about Food should have a home in everyone’s kitchen.”

  • Sanjay Gupta, MD; Staff Neurosurgeon, The Emory Clinic; Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN

“I don’t know any scientist with clearer, more important insights about the lifelong effects of diet on our health than Dr. David Katz.  This book is a tour-de-force and if enough people read it, and follow where it leads- we just might have some more Blue Zones in the world!”

  • Dan Buettner; National Geographic Fellow; Founder/Author, The Blue Zones

“Few people in public health today understand as fully as David Katz the potential of ‘food as medicine,’ and few if any are working harder to overcome all that stands in the way of that promise.  This book is a very important and worthy addition to the career-long efforts of a public health champion.”

  • David A. Kessler, MD, JD; Professor, University of California San Francisco; Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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