Episode 63: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – The Dash Diet and Mediterranean Dietary Patterns 


Published Date: May 10, 2022




In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews OMA Vice President Lydia Alexander, MD FOMA. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Alexander was first author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online. 

Topics include the basics of macronutrients; The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity; the implementation of the Mediterranean Diet; and the roles of Caloric quality, quantity, and physical activity in obesity and pre obesity management.

In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based research for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care clinicians in the field of obesity medicine. Obesity Pillars can be found at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/obesity-pillars. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, please visit: www.obesitymedicine.org. 

This episode focuses on the The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity and pre obesity.

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