Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 7pm GMT

Making Sense of Diet Science: Evidence, carefully chewed before swallowing

with Dr David L. Katz, Preventive Medicine Specialist and Lifestyle Medicine Physician

Hosted by Dr Ellen Fallows, Learning Academy Director and Trustee at the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine and Rohini Bajekal, Nutritionist and Team Member of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK

(CPD Accredited with 1 CPD Hour from the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine)

Why should I join this webinar?

  • learn about the expanse of evidence underlying links between diet and health outcomes
  • recognise the overlap between diet-related chronic diseases and Covid-19 risks
  • understand the use and limitations of grade for assessing evidence, and will understand the importance of alternative metrics


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About the speaker

David L. Katz, MD, MPH is a preventive medicine specialist and globally recognised authority on lifestyle medicine. He is the founder and former director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (1998-2019); Past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; President/Founder of the non-profit True Health Initiative; and CEO/Founder of Diet ID, Inc. Katz is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine; the American College of Physicians; the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; and Morse College, Yale University. He earned his BA at Dartmouth College; his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health.

The recipient of numerous awards for teaching, writing, and contributions to public health, Katz was a 2019 nominee for a James Beard Foundation Award in health journalism, and has received three honorary doctorates. He holds multiple US patents; has over 200 peer-reviewed publications; has published many hundreds of on-line and newspaper columns; has authored/co-authored 19 books to date including multiple editions of leading textbooks in nutrition, preventive medicine. Visit for more information..

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This webinar lasts one hour including a Live Q&A.

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