Diet is extremely important, but is encouraging good nutrition making a dent in obesity rates? HealthMaker Steven Smith, MD, talks in this video about the impact of diet counseling on obesity.
I think for the general population our approach to diet has been minimally effective in bending the obesity curve.
Steven Smith, MD, is scientific director, Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. His research focuses on obesity, diabetes and the metabolic origins of cardiovascular disease.