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The Science Behind What We Should Eat

This photo shows instant Dijon chicken, April 9, 2018.

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Above: This photo shows instant Dijon chicken, April 9, 2018.

GUEST: Dr. David Katz, author, "The Truth About Food: Why Pandas Eat Bamboo and People Get Bamboozled"

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Now that the indulgence of the holiday season is over many Americans resolving to eat healthier are exploring the latest diet fads.

Dr. David Katz, founding director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, has written a new book, "The Truth About Food: Why Pandas Eat Bamboo and People Get Bamboozled" to help readers sift through false claims about diets and find ways to eat well for longevity and disease prevention.

Katz will be speaking at the 16th Annual Natural Supplements Conference, hosted by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine January 9-13 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

Katz joins Midday Edition Wednesday.

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