Dr. Katz believes one need not diet at all if he or she just eats foods from nature. He told The Atlantic, "If you eat food direct from nature, you don’t even need to worry about trans fat or saturated fat or salt – most of our salt comes from processed food, not the salt shaker."
Ultimately, Dr. Katz fully supports Michael Pollan's simplistic approach to eating. Pollan writes,"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants."
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New diets pop up practically every day.
Between weight loss ads, lobbyists and diet books, it's no wonder we're all so confused about the healthiest way to approach food. Low calorie or vegetarian? Mediterranean or gluten-free?
That's why Dr. David Katz decided to find out the science behind the most popular diets on the market. While the results don't offer a black and white conclusion — like so many diet propose — they do offer some crucial insight about food choice. Dr. Katz's findings are shockingly simple.