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Dr. David L. Katz to Lead LyfeStart Medical Advisory Board

World-renowned physician, author and obesity expert becomes founding Chairman of LyfeStart Internationalís Medical Advisory Board.

Irvine, CA, June 20, 2014 --( LyfeStart International welcomes David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP as the founding Chairman of the LyfeStart Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Katz is one of the leading medical experts on obesity in the U.S.

Dr. Katz is passionate about turning the tide of obesity. “I’m excited to support LyfeStart’s mission of ending malnutrition on a global basis. The obesity epidemic is this country’s most serious health problem, with significant consequences and costs, and LyfeStart is not only taking that on, but at the same time, providing meals for children in need, who are at risk for developmental and cognitive delays due to the lack of basic nutrition.”

LyfeStart Founder and CEO Christopher Pair Garza, former President of Herbalife, says, “Dr. Katz is one of the most recognized authorities on obesity in the United States. His expertise, passion for our mission, and ability to bring to our Medical Advisory Board other renowned experts in medicine, nutritional science and public health, will help speed our efforts to end worldwide malnutrition.”

Dr. Katz is the founding director of Yale University's Prevention Research Center, a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He is President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founder and President of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation, committed to reversing trends in obesity and chronic disease.

Dr. Katz is an active contributor to media and a prolific author. He has been featured on ABC News/Good Morning America, has served as a judge of best diets for the annual ranking published by U.S. News & World Report, and has written for The New York Times, O, the Oprah Magazine, and The Huffington Post blog. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal Childhood Obesity, and has published nearly 200 scientific articles and textbook chapters. For more information about Dr. Katz, visit

About LyfeStart
LyfeStart is the first socially conscious, global network marketing company committed to providing sustainable solutions to the dual crisis of global obesity and worldwide hunger. LyfeStart empowers people to create change in their lives, so they can improve their health, achieve their potential, and provide nourishment for a child in need. For every Nourish Nutritional Protein Shake the company sells, LyfeStart provides a meal for a hungry child. Learn more at Follow us on and
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