Dr. Katz Blog

Taste Bud Rehab

A new study published on-line in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood indicates that obese children and adolescents, as compared to lean counterparts, have less sensitive taste buds. The researchers suggest that this difference in taste sensitivity may be an explanation for the development of obesity.

By | September 21st, 2012|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

The Road to Greatness

I have been asked to do several interviews- both in print and on air- about the Nike “find your greatness” ad we all saw during the Olympics that shows an obese boy running down a dirt road- so I thought I would share my views here as well.

By | August 17th, 2012|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Questions of Mass Dysfunction

That a society should send its soldiers half way around the world seeking weapons of mass destruction that prove not to be there- while handing them out at home as a matter of routine, even at times, if inadvertently, to the mentally unhinged- raises questions of mass dysfunction.

By | July 27th, 2012|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments