Dr. David Katz has a special interest in nutrition and the effects its presence or absence has on our brains and our bodies. He knows the value of a healthy diet.
Dr. Katz is an advocate of replacing highly processed diets with more wholesome diets for children. He says that a highly processed diet for many children can trigger behavioral disorders. Removing soda and other processed foods can have a significant effect on many children.
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And it stands to reason; food is the fuel that runs the human body. It runs every aspect of what our bodies do, including cognition and concentration. Put in high performance fuel, you get a higher performance body and brain.
About Dr. Katz, M.D., M.P.H.:
David L. Katz M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.M., F.A.C.P., is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease, and an internationally recognized leader in integrative medicine and patient-centered care. He is a board certified specialist in both Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and Associate Professor (adjunct) in Public Health Practice at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Katz is the Director and founder (1998) of Yale University's Prevention Research Center, Director and founder of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital (2000) in Derby, CT, and founder and president of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation.
Visit Dr. Katz at http://davidkatzmd.com/default.aspx