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About David Katz M.D.

David L. Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, is the founding director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center. He is a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and a clinical instructor in medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Katz is also a contributor and Advisory Board Member of Naked Food Magazine.
Latest Posts | By David Katz M.D.
Taste Bud Rehab
6 days ago

Taste Bud Rehab

A study published online in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood indicates that obese children and adolescents, as compared to their lean counterparts, have less sensitive taste buds.  The …
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Obesity as Disease
2 months ago

Obesity as Disease

There is a certain irony in the nearly immediate juxtaposition of the rare introduction of a new FDA-approved drug for weight loss (Belviq) to the marketplace, and the recognition of …
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Addictive By Design: Junk Food
4 years ago

Addictive By Design: Junk Food

I almost joined Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist whose work on addictive junk food recently graced the cover of the paper’s magazine, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe
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