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Metabolic Syndrome

Poor breakfast in youth linked to metabolic syndrome in adulthood

Posted January 30, 2014

It is often said that breakfast is important for our health, and a new study supports this claim. The study revealed that adolescents who ate poor breakfasts displayed a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later, compared with those who ate more substantial breakfasts.

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Omega-3s may boost heart health for people with Metabolic Syndrome

Posted January 16, 2014

Omega-3 supplements may boost endothelial function, arterial stiffness, and inflammatory status in people with metabolic syndrome, according to a new study from the University of Athens Medical School in Greece.

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Going nuts for nuts shown to have many health benefits

Posted January 9, 2014

Researchers at Loma Linda University have wrapped up a study on the potential health benefits of tree nuts in preventing metabolic syndrome and obesity. Tree nuts include almonds, macadamias, pecans, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts. Metabolic syndrome is a name for a cluster of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for coronary artery disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

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Nutrition recommendations not adhered to by majority of those with metabolic syndrome

Posted January 7, 2014

Adherence to dietary recommendations is weak among people suffering from metabolic syndrome or having increased risk for metabolic syndrome, according to the Nordic SYSDIET study led by the University of Eastern Finland. In most cases, the diet is too high in salt and saturated fat, and too low in dietary fibre and unsaturated fat. Furthermore, many don’t have a sufficient intake of vitamin D. Metabolic syndrome is becoming increasingly widespread, and it is associated with an elevated risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

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Study: Obesity and Nutrition are Keys to Avoiding Metabolic Syndrome

Posted November 20, 2013

Data reported by the Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project reinforce the positive influence of lifestyle factors in mitigating risks that potentially increase the likelihood of heart disease and other health problems. Findings based on 1,059 residents of New Ulm, Minn, underscore the importance of obesity prevention and nutrition, specifically eating more fruits and vegetables, in addressing metabolic syndrome (MS), a common precursor to cardiovascular disease (CVD).

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Carry Weight in Your Midsection? This Fruit Can Help You Dodge Metabolic Syndrome

Posted October 8, 2013

An exciting new study indicates that grapes may help protect against organ damage associated with the progression of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome refers to a related group of conditions including increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels that dramatically increase the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes, among a host of other serious chronic diseases. Extensive research has identified a number of natural foods and aggressive lifestyle changes that can delay or even prevent the development of serious health problems.

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Transplanting Fat May Be Effective Treatment for Metabolic Disease

Posted September 12, 2013

Transplanting fat may treat such inherited metabolic diseases as maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) by helping the body process the essential amino acids that these patients cannot, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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Lifelong ‘safe’ exposure to very low levels of food contaminants leads to metabolic diseases

Posted September 2, 2013

If you’re eating better and exercising regularly, but still aren’t seeing improvements in your health, there might be a reason: pollution. According to a new research report published in the September issue of The FASEB Journal, what you are eating and doing may not be the problem, but what’s in what you are eating could be the culprit.

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Dietary nutrient intake and metabolic syndrome risk in Chinese adults: a case–control study

Posted July 31, 2013

Because human diets are composed of a wide variety of nutrients that may work synergistically to prevent or promote disease, assessing dietary nutrient intake status may be informative. The purpose of this study was to assess the dietary nutrient intake status of Chinese adults with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and to evaluate its possible role in MetS.

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Relationship between Vitamin D Receptor gene polymorphisms and the components of metabolic syndrome

Posted July 16, 2013

The Vitamin D Receptor gene (VDR) is expressed in many tissues and modulates the expression of several other genes. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) with the presence of VDR 2228570 C > T and VDR 1544410 A > G polymorphisms in Brazilian adults.

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