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metabolic syndrome

Watch videos about metabolic syndrome

  • Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
    Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
    A head-to-head test of adding beans versus portion control for metabolic syndrome.
  • Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein?
  • Debunking Egg Industry Myths
    Debunking Egg Industry Myths
    The latest meta-analysis of studies on egg consumption and heart disease risk found that even less than a single egg a day is associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular disease and...
  • Fish and Diabetes
    Fish and Diabetes
    The relationship between fish consumption and diabetes risk may be due to toxic pollutants that build up in the aquatic food chain.
  • Beans and the Second Meal Effect
    Beans and the Second Meal Effect
    The so-called "lentil effect" or "second meal effect" describes the remarkable effect of beans to help control blood sugar levels hours or even the next day after consumption.
  • Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
    Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
    An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
  • Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
    Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
    The early onset of puberty in girls associated with animal protein consumption may be due to endocrine disrupting chemical pollutants in the meat supply.
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high...
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