Talk by Dr. Kavita H. Poddar, noon
Top 5 Fad Diets: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Health & Wellness Presentation w/ Kavita H. Poddar, PhD, RD
Presented by Kavita Poddar, Clinical Nutritionist at UW-Health
Obesity is a growing epidemic in the US today. Many individuals dealing with weight issues are lured into trying fad diets marketed by the weight loss industry. Today individuals without weight issues also try these diets for various beliefs on health benefits. However, many of these diets are often untested and may cause more harm than good. Learn about the current trends in fad diets versus healthy eating approaches. Hear about the top 5 fad diets and why they may not be the best options. The talk will also focus on recommendations regarding food intake for optimal health.