The Truth About Food – Why Pandas eat bamboo and people get bamboozled!

National Speaker Series: David Katz, MD

Photo Courtesy: Book Cover / Dr. David Katz
His book by the same title as his upcoming presentation “… 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. “
Submitted By: Steve Doane (Communication Specialist, Lee Health)

FORT MYERS, FL – As part of the National Speakers’ Series, Lee Health is pleased to present David Katz, MD, MH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, who will present The Truth About Food – Why Pandas eat bamboo and people get bamboozled!

Dr. Katz is the founding director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center; Past-President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founder/President of the True Health Initiative.

He is globally recognized for his expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease. He has served as one of the expert judges for the annual rankings of diets by U.S. News & World Report for much of the past decade. He reaches a social media following of nearly one million.

The free talk is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, May 7 at 6 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 2061 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers.

Please register for this event at If you have questions or want more information, please call 239-424-3234.

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