PodMed – Week of June 13, 2016


This week’s topics include obesity trends in the US, the benefits of calorie restriction, a look at the Mediterranean diet, and syphilis screening guidelines.

Program notes:

0:45 USPSTF recommendations for syphilis screening
1:47 One more thing for the STI panel
2:47 Not as much safe sex going on
3:07 Trends in obesity
4:06 6% of youths morbidly obese
5:05 Built environment changes
5:45 Calorie restriction
6:45 Reduced calories by 25%
7:45 No harm and lots of upside
8:07 The Mediterranean diet
9:07 Regular, olive oil or nuts
10:29 End

Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/06/10/eat-less-live-better/